For military retirees on TRICARE, there are pharmacy changes coming soon for Express Scripts. On December 1, 2016, Express Scripts will add Walgreens to the retail pharmacy network. CVS and CVS pharmacies in Target stores will no longer be in the network. If you fill a prescription at CVS pharmacy after November 30th, you will have to pay the full retail price for your drugs. More than 58,000 pharmacy locations remain in the TREICARE network, you can find them all at express-scripts.com/TRICARE or call 855-778-1417. In our area, you can use Walgreens(after Dec. 1st), Myer’s Drug and Shannon Pharmacy in San Angelo. You can also use the Clinics at Goodfellow and Dyess AFB. Again, you cannot fill a prescription at Walgreens until December 1, 2016. For more information contact Sandra at the Veterans Service Office at 602 Strong Ave on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 3pm, or call 365-3612.
Sandra G. Van Zant