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Walgreens will not accept TRICARE for military


Members of the U.S military's TRICAREpharmacy program will no longer be able to get medications fromWalgreens. 

The store says its contract renewal negotiations with pharmacybenefits manager, Express Scripts Incorporated, were unsuccessful. 

It adds that it will no longer be a TRICARE pharmacy network provider.

Officials say beneficiaries will still have access to othernetwork pharmacies across the country. 

TRICARE also offers pharmacy home deliveries through the mail.

There are about 56,000 other TRICARE network pharmacies in the U.S. andU.S. Territories.  If you need to transfer your prescription, you can takeyour Walgreens prescription bottle to any network pharmacy.  

If you are a TRICARE beneficiary and you need help finding a pharmacy orchanging their medications to home delivery just contact Express Scripts at1-877-885-6313.

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