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Please join OneOp Military Caregiving Wednesday, June 13 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern, for our free webinar entitled ‘Mental Health Care in TRICARE: Recent Enhancements to a Great Benefit.’

This webinar will review TRICARE mental health care benefits, including what is covered, requirements for referrals, recent improvements, substance abuse treatment, telemental health, and the Autism Care Demonstration.

After participating in this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain how to access mental health care using the TRICARE benefit.
  • Describe recent enhancements to the TRICARE mental health benefit.
  • Explain when telemental health is appropriate, and how it is covered under TRICARE.
  • Describe the autism care demonstration and coming changes to the program.


Captain Edward Simmer
Chief Clinical Officer
TRICARE Health Plan
Defense Health Agency

Continuing Education Credit Available!

The OneOp Military Caregiving concentration will apply for 1.0 continuing education (CE) credit from UT School of Social Work for credentialed and licensed professionals. Additionally, Certificates of completion will be available for participants interested in receiving training hours.

Interested in Joining the Webinar?

To join this event, simply click on Mental Health Care in TRICARE: Recent Enhancements to a Great Benefit. The webinar is hosted by the Department of Defense APAN system, but is open to the public.

If you cannot connect to the APAN site, an alternative viewing of this presentation will be running on YouTube Live. Mobile options for YouTube Live are available on all Apple and Android devices.

This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on June 8, 2018.