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TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season Toolkit

To link directly to this toolkit from your websites, use this link: [Health.mil/OpenSeasonToolkit].

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) developed this digital toolkit to help you communicate with beneficiaries about TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season. This comprehensive communication campaign focuses on raising awareness about the two concurrent open seasons and the options that are available to beneficiaries during this time.

Background

Toolkit Resources

TRICARE Open Season

Now is the time to review your and your family member’s current health plans, consider your needs for 2022, and learn about your coverage choices. 

  • TRICARE Open Season begins Monday, Nov. 8, and ends Monday, Dec. 13.
  • Enrollment changes made during TRICARE Open Season will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022.
  • If you’re eligible to take part in TRICARE Open Season, you have three choices:
    • Stay in your plan: If you want to stay in your current TRICARE health plan, you don’t have to take any action. You’ll continue in your current health plan through 2022—or as long as you’re eligible.
    • Enroll in a plan: If you’re eligible for TRICARE PrimeA managed care option available in Prime Service Areas in the United States; you have an assigned primary care manager who provides most of your care.TRICARE Prime or TRICARE SelectTRICARE 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 but not enrolled, you can enroll in a plan now.
    • Change plans. If you’re already enrolled in a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select, you can switch health plans and switch between individual and family enrollment.
  • Visit the TRICARE website for more information: Go to www.tricare.mil/openseason.
  • TRICARE Open Season doesn’t apply to beneficiaries enrolled in the following premium-based plans: TRICARE Retired ReserveA preimum-based plan for qualified Retired Reserve members and their families.TRICARE Retired Reserve; TRICARE Reserve SelectA premium-based plan for qualified Selected Reserve members and their families.TRICARE Reserve Select; TRICARE Young AdultA premium-based plan for qualified adult children.TRICARE Young Adult; TRICARE For LifeMedicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaires who have both Medicare Part A and B.TRICARE For Life; Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP). Note: You can only purchase CHCBP coverage within 60 days of loss of eligibility for TRICARE.
  • Outside of TRICARE Open Season, you may only change plans if you experience a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). Learn about QLEs at www.tricare.mil/lifeevents or download the TRICARE Qualifying Life Event Fact Sheet at www.tricare.mil/publications.

Federal Benefits Open Season

TRICARE offers dental and vision depending on who you are, your age, and your TRICARE plan.

TRICARE beneficiaries may also be eligible for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), managed by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Your eligibility depends on your beneficiary status. You’ll need to be enrolled in a TRICARE health plan to be eligible for vision coverage.

Federal Benefits Open Season runs concurrently with TRICARE Open Season, Nov. 8 – Dec. 13, 2021. Visit www.benefeds.com to check eligibility, compare FEDVIP plans and rates, enroll in a plan, and more. Plans and rates are available now.

Remember, if you’re in a plan and want to stay in it, you don’t have to take action.

Resources

Please use the materials below to educate beneficiaries about TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season.

TRICARE Open Season Eligibility Infographic

Open Season enrollment period is from Nov. 8 to Dec. 13. Links to www.tricare.mil/OpenSeason for more information


Prime vs. Select Infographic

Open Season enrollment period is from Nov. 8 to Dec. 13. Compares TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select. Links to www.tricare.mil/OpenSeason for more information.


TRICARE Open Season Key Messages Infographic


Federal Employee Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) Eligibility Infographic

Open Season enrollment period is from Nov. 8 to Dec. 13. This graphic focuses on FEDVIP. Links to www.tricare.mil/OpenSeason for more information.


TRICARE Open Season What Can I do Now? Infographic

A graphic on what to do for Open Season if eligible. Links to www.tricare.mil/OpenSeason.


Screensaver

A screensaver graphic for Open Season. States that the time period for enrollment is between Nov. 8 and Dec. 13. Links to www.tricare.mil/OpenSeason.

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