If you or a family member has special needs, a serious illness or sustains a serious injury, you have several TRICARE coverage options. TRICARE has programs in place if you have a family member with a disability.
TRICARE covers many services that may be helpful if you or a family have a serious illness, special needs or a disability. You can access these services, and others, using any TRICARE health plan option. These covered services include:
Additionally, TRICARE offers special programs that provide services beyond basic TRICARE coverage for families who have special needs.
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Long Term Care Not Covered
Long term care (provides services that assist in the activities of daily living,) is not covered by TRICARE (or Medicare). You may purchase long term care insurance from a private insurer, and you may qualify for the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.