TRICARE Benefits

Health Care is one of your most important benefits of military service. Servicemembers have access to a robust network of Military Treatment Facilities. In addition, the Department of Defense heath care program, known as TRICARE,  provides health care coverage for medical services, medications, and dental care for military families and retirees and their and survivors.

TRICARE gets its name based on the three levels of coverage -- TRICARE Prime, Standard, and Extra. TRICARE offers beneficiaries retail and home delivery pharmacy benefits, TRICARE Dental, and a program for Medicare eligible military retirees known as TRICARE for Life.

All TRICARE plans meet the minimum essential coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

TRICARE Pharmacy Program


The TRICARE Pharmacy Program has been updated. The following information and resources will help to make the most of this vital benefit.

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TRICARE is a health benefit program for all seven uniformed services: the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...  more

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