TRICARE is available to active duty service members and retirees of the seven uniformed services, their family members, survivors and others who are registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
TRICARE is also available to National Guard/Reserve members and their families. Benefits will vary depending on the sponsor's military status. >>Learn More
TRICARE beneficiaries can be divided into two main categories: sponsors and dependents—or family members. Sponsors include active duty service members, retired service members and National Guard/Reserve members. Family members are dependent spouses and children who are registered in DEERS.
Other eligible beneficiaries include Medal of Honor recipients and their family members, surviving family members and former spouses.
Medicare Eligibility and TRICARE
Under Federal law, if you're eligible for Medicare Part A you must have Medicare Part B to remain eligible for TRICARE (with a few exceptions). >>Learn More
Deciding to Enroll
Deciding to enroll in any of the TRICARE health plans is an important one, but it is a personal decision. You should explore all your options and then enroll in the plan that's right for you. >>Learn More