Johns Hopkins USFHP and Walgreens are updating benefit coverage to include the newly FDA-approved, CDC-recommended vaccines. Thank you for your patience to allow these changes to take place. Many provider offices are awaiting distribution, meaning vaccines are not yet available. Please allow time for delivery.
Updated: September 21, 2023
On this page, you will find information on COVID-19 and related Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan (USFHP) coverage.
The public health emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 ended on May 11, 2023. The information on this webpage reflects TRICARE coverage for vaccines, testing and more. For additional information about coverage changes due to the end of the PHE, view this article from TRICARE.
COVID-19 vaccine information by state:
Everyone age 6 months and older can now receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone age 5 and older can also receive a booster dose. Vaccine and booster authorization and guidelines.
Johns Hopkins USFHP and Walgreens are updating benefit coverage to include the newly FDA-approved, CDC-recommended vaccines. Thank you for your patience to allow these changes to take place.
- Johns Hopkins USFHP members will have no cost share for an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine when received from an in-network provider or Walgreens pharmacy.
- Click your state’s link above to find your vaccine information and locations.
Get the care you need without leaving home. Talk to your provider about using telehealth services. You can also use Johns Hopkins OnDemand Virtual Care for video visits from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. on weekdays and anytime on weekends.
You may have a cost-share for COVID-19 testing. TRICARE only covers COVID-19 tests that are medically necessary and ordered by a TRICARE-authorized provider.
Walgreens limiting hours, closing some stores
Due to surges in COVID-19 cases and a shortage of labor, Walgreens has adjusted operating hours at, or temporarily closed, a limited number of stores. While the vast majority of Walgreens locations are open and operating with normal hours, Johns Hopkins USFHP members may encounter unexpected changes.
Early refill restrictions waived on prescription for at least 30-day supplies
Members can also consider getting a 90-day supply of maintenance medications you take on a regular basis. Visit COVID-19 – Frequently Asked Pharmacy Questions or our Pharmacy & Prescription Drug Benefits page to learn more about your prescription coverage.