Your TRICARE coverage is based on your sponsor's coverage and military status:
For you to be eligible for any TRICARE benefits, your sponsor must register you in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
You may qualify for one of the following health plan options:
Some of these health plan options require you to enroll by submitting an enrollment application.
When your sponsor leaves active duty, he or she may qualify for transitional coverage through the Transitional Assistance Management Program followed by TRICARE Reserve Select (if he or she requalifies).
You can purchase the TRICARE Dental Program. It's separate from TRICARE's health benefit and requires a separate enrollment.
TRICARE offers a robust pharmacy benefit. You're eligible when:
Your health care costs are based on which health plan option you are using.
Biological, adopted and step-children are covered by TRICARE.
Last Updated 12/14/2018
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