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TRICARE Health Program

TRICARE is a major part of the Military Health System that:

  • Combines the resources of military hospitals and clinics with civilian health care networks
  • Offers several health plan options that:
    • Give you access to high-quality health care
    • Meet the requirements for minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act
  • Provides comprehensive health coverage, including prescription drugs
  • Supports military operations and readiness

To Learn More

TRICARE is Changing. Are you Ready?

Over the coming months and years, you will see some significant changes to the TRICARE health plan. Most provisions will go into effect on January 1, 2018, with full implementation occurring on January 1, 2019. Go to the TRICARE Changes and You Spotlight to learn more.

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All of the Updates - TRICARE Changes

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11/3/2017
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All of the updates to the new health care system

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Preventive Services for Standard Beneficiaries

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1/6/2017
Preventive Services for Standard Beneficiaries

This TRICARE TV Episode discusses TRICARE's preventive health benefits for TRICARE Standard Beneficiaries.

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Preventive Services for Prime Beneficiaries

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1/3/2017
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This TRICARE TV Episode discusses TRICARE's preventive health benefits for TRICARE Prime Beneficiaries.

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Nurse Advice Line

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9/16/2016
Nurse Advice Line

You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can answer your urgent care questions, help you find a doctor, schedule next-day appointments at military hospitals and clinics and more.

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Affordable Health Care Act and Service Members

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1/16/2015
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Mark Ellis, Senior Health Care Program Analyst at the Defense Health Agency, sheds some light on the Affordable Health Care Act which remains confusing for many.

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What is TRICARE?

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11/1/2013
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Watch an overview of TRICARE, the Military Health Plan serving our Uniformed Service members, retirees and their family members.

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