FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – The Defense Well being Agency (DHA) has announced that TRICARE beneficiaries in Maine are capable to get emergency prescription refills till Sept. 25, 2023, due to the influence of Hurricane Lee. All counties in Maine are impacted by this announcement.
To get an emergency refill of prescription drugs, TRICARE beneficiaries need to bring their prescription bottle to any TRICARE retail network pharmacy. If the prescription bottle is not accessible or the label is broken or missing, beneficiaries need to get in touch with Express Scripts, Inc., or their retail network pharmacy for help.
To locate a network pharmacy, beneficiaries can contact Express Scripts at 1-877-363-1303. They can also use the network pharmacy locator at https://militaryrx.express-scripts.com/locate-pharmacy.
If attainable, it is advised to check out the pharmacy exactly where the prescription was initially filled. Prescriptions filled by a retail chain could be filled at a different retailer inside that identical chain. If the clinician who prescribed the medication is accessible, beneficiaries can ask them to contact in a new prescription to any network pharmacy.
It is essential to note that TRICARE beneficiaries, excluding active duty service members, are capable to get urgent care from any TRICARE-authorized urgent care center or provider with out a referral. This enables beneficiaries to seek nonemergency care for illnesses or injuries if their principal care provider is unavailable due to emergencies. In case of a genuine emergency, any TRICARE beneficiary need to normally contact 911 or go to the nearest emergency area.
Beneficiaries are encouraged to check out https://militaryrx.express-scripts.com/notices/climate/state-emergency-alert-hurricane-lee-maine for any updates concerning the scenario brought on by Hurricane Lee in Maine.