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TRICARE Authorizes Temporary Prescription Refill Waivers for Jefferson Davis County in Mississippi due to Wildfire

Image of TRICARE Authorizes Temporary Prescription Refill Waivers for Jefferson Davis County in Mississippi due to Wildfire. FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – The Defense Health Agency announced that TRICARE beneficiaries in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, may receive emergency prescription refills now through March 7, 2024, due to the wildfire.

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – The Defense Health Agency announced that TRICARE beneficiaries in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, may receive emergency prescription refills now through March 7, 2024, due to the wildfire.

To receive an emergency refill of prescription medications, TRICARE beneficiaries should take their prescription bottle to any TRICARE retail networkgoes to ESI pharmacy. If the bottle is unavailable or the label is damaged or missing, beneficiaries should contact Express Scripts, Inc., or their retail networkgoes to ESI pharmacy for assistance.

To find a network pharmacy, beneficiaries may call Express Scripts at 1-877-363-1303, or use the Find a Pharmacygoes to ESI tool. If possible, visit the pharmacy where the prescription was filled.

Prescriptions filled by a retail chain may be filled at another store in that chain. If the clinician who prescribed the medication is available, beneficiaries can ask them to call in a new prescription to any network pharmacy.

As a reminder, TRICARE beneficiaries, other than active duty service members, may receive urgent caregoes to TRICARE from any TRICARE-authorized urgent care center or provider and do not need a referral. This allows beneficiaries to seek nonemergency care for illnesses or injuries if their primary care provider is unavailable because of emergencies. Any TRICARE beneficiary who reasonably believes they have an emergency should always call 911 or, go to the nearest emergency room.

Beneficiaries are advised to visit Express Scripts’ Weather Alert pagegoes to ESI for updates.


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The Military Health System (MHS) is one of America’s largest and most complex health care institutions, and the world’s preeminent military health care delivery operation. Our MHS saves lives on the battlefield, combats infectious disease around the world, and is responsible for providing health services through both direct care and Private Sector Care to approximately 9.6 million beneficiaries, composed of uniformed service members, military retirees, and family members. 

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