TRICARE is the health care program for service members (active, Guard/Reserve, retired) and their families around the world. TRICARE is a major part of the Military Health System that:
- Combines the resources of military hospitals and clinics with civilian health care networks
- Provides access to high-quality health care
- Supports military operations
TRICARE is managed by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) under leadership of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs). >>View Leadership Bio
TRICARE offers several health plan options and special programs for our service members and their families.
The TRICARE health program is organized into four geographic health service regions:
TRICARE has partnered with regional contractors in each region to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.