Veterans Health Insurance Provider Approves Temporary Prescription Refill Waiver for Lamar County Hopkins

The Defense and Health Administration (DHA) said the Nov. 4 tornado could prevent TRICARE recipients in seven counties in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas from receiving emergency prescription drug refills through Nov. 16. announced that there is

The following counties are affected:

  • Saline and Sebastian in Arkansas
  • Oklahoma Choctaw, Le Flore, McCarten
  • Hopkins and Lamar of Texas

To receive an emergency prescription refill, a TRICARE beneficiary must bring their prescription bottle to any TRICARE retail network pharmacy. If the bottle is not available or the label is damaged or missing, the beneficiary should contact her Express Scripts or retail network pharmacy for assistance.
To find a network pharmacy, beneficiaries can call Express Scripts at 1-877-363-1303.

You can also search the following network pharmacy locators:

If possible, go to the pharmacy where the prescription was filled. A prescription filled at a retail chain may be filled at another store within that chain. Beneficiaries can call any network pharmacy for a new prescription if the provider is available.

As a reminder, TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active service members may obtain emergency care from any TRICARE authorized emergency care center or provider and no referral is required. This allows beneficiaries to seek non-urgent care for illness or injury when their primary care provider is unavailable due to an emergency.

Beneficiaries are encouraged to visit for updates.

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