New Tricare mental health benefits, including expanded treatment for opioid and other substance-use issues, went live July 13, according to Kevin Dwyer, spokesman for the Defense Health Agency.
Benefits now in effect include:
- Emergency and nonemergency inpatient hospitalization.
- Psychiatric residential treatment care for children.
- Inpatient/residential substance-use disorder care.
- Partial hospitalization.
- Outpatient and office-based mental health and substance-use treatment.
Source: MilitaryTimes.com – July 23, 2017