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About Us

TRICARE is the health care program for uniformed service members, retirees, and their families around the world.

TRICARE provides comprehensive coverage to all beneficiaries, including:

Most TRICARE health plans meet the requirements for minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

TRICARE is managed by the Defense Health Agency under leadership of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs).

Our Mission

Enhance the Department of Defense and our nation's security by providing health support for the full range of military operations and sustaining the health of all those entrusted to our care.

Our Vision

Be a world-class health care system that supports the military mission by fostering, protecting, sustaining and restoring health.

Last Updated 6/15/2018

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