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Life Events

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They can trigger a change in your TRICARE benefit.


Your TRICARE eligibility doesn't change when you move.  But it may change your health plan options.  Keep these things in mind when you know you're about to move:

What You Need to Do When You Move

For a summary of what you need to do, select your plan from the list below:

Whenever you move ...

Near or far, the first thing you should do after you move is update DEERS with your new address, phone number and other personal information.

Do you have a child with special needs?

Talk to your child’s case manager and regional contractor before you move. They can help you find a new doctor and other resources so the transition is smooth with no interruptions in coverage.

Last Updated 5/1/2018

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