TRICARE covers your adopted child. Once you complete the adoption, register your child in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System(DEERS) A database of information on uniformed services members (sponsors), U.S.-sponsored foreign military, DoD and uniformed services civilians, other personnel as directed by the DoD, and their family members. You need to register in DEERS to get TRICARE. (DEERS).
Your child can get TRICARE coverage:
If your child has a severe disability, they may be able to get coverage beyond the normal age limits.
After they age out of TRICARE, your adult child may purchase TRICARE Young Adult up until their 26th birthday. >>Learn more
Your child’s health plan depends on their sponsor's military status and where you live:
Your stepchild can also get TRICARE coverage.
Last Updated 7/24/2014
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