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TRICARE Open Season: Education and Awareness Toolkit

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TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when beneficiaries can enroll in or change their health care coverage for the next year.  TRICARE Open Season is Nov. 9–Dec. 14, 2020. Enrollment actions made during this period take effect on Jan. 1, 2021.

Eligible beneficiaries can also enroll in vision and/or dental coverage through Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) during Federal Benefits Open Season, which is also Nov. 9–Dec. 14, 2020.

NEW! TRICARE SelectStarting on January 1, 2018, TRICARE Select replaces TRICARE Standard and Extra. TRICARE Select is a self-managed, preferred provider network plan. TRICARE Select is a fee-for-service option in the United States that allows you to get care from any TRICARE-authorized provider.  Enrollment is required to participate. TRICARE Select Enrollment Fees for Group A Retirees 
Effective Jan. 1, 2021, TRICARE Select Group A retired beneficiaries must pay TRICARE Select enrollment fees. Group A consists of sponsors and their family members who first became affiliated with the military through enlistment or appointment before Jan. 1, 2018.

TRICARE Select Group A beneficiaries have not previously paid enrollment fees. 

TRICARE Select Group A retirees must contact their regional contractor before the end of TRICARE Open Season to set up a monthly enrollment fee payment by allotment, if feasible. Beneficiaries will be disenrolled for failure to pay enrollment fees.

We’ve developed this digital toolkit to give you messages and graphics you can use locally on your digital and social media platforms. Use the materials provided in this toolkit to help educate and empower beneficiaries to take command of their health.

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