On May 1, 2015, Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, begins screening the ingredients in all compound drug claims to ensure they are safe and effective, and covered by TRICARE. In March 2015, TRICARE beneficiaries taking a compound drug likely to be impacted by the change received letters from Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, explaining the new process for screening compound drugs. Many compound drugs will pass the screen with no delay to beneficiaries. For more information on the screening process, visit TRICARE's Compound Drugs webpage.
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