Prescriptions and Refills
The Main Pharmacy processes new prescriptions, civilian hard copy prescriptions, faxed prescriptions, transferred prescriptions and electronic prescriptions.
The 779 Medical Group has a mandatory refill call in policy. Refills called in before 12 p.m. will be ready for pickup on the next business day after 12 p.m. Refills called in after 12 p.m. will be ready for pickup on the second business day after 12 p.m.
It is advisable to request refills at least seven days before running out of medication. Refills may be requested 24-hours a day through the automated refill line or TRICARE Online
The Refill Pharmacy processes refill prescriptions, civilian hard copy drop off prescriptions with a two-day turnaround time, and electronic non-formulary drug requests from National Capital Region military treatment facility providers.
TRICARE Pharmacy Program
TRICARE Formulary Search Tool
Use the TRICARE Formulary Search Tool to look-up your drug. A search can tell you:
- Formulary status (generic drug, brand-name drug, non-formulary drug, non-covered drug)
- Where the prescription can be filled
- Copayments and limitations, such as prior authorization
- Coverage review requirements and forms
- Alternative medications, including costs
To start your search, you’ll need to put in the brand name or generic name of the drug and then select the strength prescribed, as well as your gender and age.