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Information for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

This page is intended to provide information to Pharmaceutical Manufacturers about the TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Refund Program and the TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit Uniform Formulary. 

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Current Billing Schedule

1QCY18 – 4QCY19 Billing Schedule

Quarter  Billing Period  File Delivery  Demand Letter Date (Invoice)  Refund Payment Due Date  Dispute Cut Off Date
1QCY18 January - March 2018 June 11, 2018 July 21, 2018 August 20, 2018 August 20, 2018
2QCY18 April - June 2018 September 11, 2018 October 21, 2018 November 20, 2018 November 20, 2018
3QCY18 July - September 2018 December 11, 2018  January 20, 2019 February 19, 2019 February 19, 2019
4QCY18 October - December 2018 March 14, 2019 April 23, 2019 May 23, 2019 May 23, 2019
1QCY19  January - March 2019 June 11, 2019  July 21, 2019 August 20, 2019 August 20, 2019
2QCY19  April - June 2019 September 11, 2019 October 21, 2019 November 20, 2019 November 20, 2019
3QCY19  July - September 2019  December 11, 2019  January 20, 2020  February 19, 2020  February 19, 2020 
4QCY19  October - December 2019  March 13, 2020  April 22, 2020 May 22, 2020 May 22, 2020

Please Note: This schedule also applies to executed UF-VARR and UF-ADP agreements.

Rebate File Format: Beginning October 31, 2012 current TRICARE Retail Refund utilization files will move from the NCPDP Version 3.x to NCPDP Version 5.x Rebate File Format. 

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Final Rule and Program Updates

November 11, 2016 

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Operational Documents

Select from the following operational documents related to the TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Refunds Program.

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