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    TRICARE Benefits Overview
    Military.com
    Do you understand your TRICARE benefits? Find the TRICARE coverage plan that best suits your family's needs.
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    Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)
    Military.com
    DEERS is a computerized database of military sponsors, families and others worldwide who are entitled to TRICARE benefits.
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    The TRICARE Prime Program
    Military.com
    TRICARE Prime is a managed service healthcare program for servicemembers, reservists, dependents, and some retirees.
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    TRICARE for Life
    Military.com
    If you have Medicare part A & B, TRICARE for life can pay your Medicare copay.
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    TRICARE for Retirees
    Military.com
    TRICARE For Life (TFL) is a Medicare wraparound coverage for TRICARE beneficiaries who have Medicare Parts A and B.

TRICARE Extra

About TRICARE Extra

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    TRICARE Extra Overview
    Military.com
    TRICARE Extra requires you to use a TRICARE network provider but it offers the lowest cost of all plans.
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    TRICARE Extra Coverage
    Military.com
    TRICARE Extra requires you to choose a network provider, but it offers the lowest cost of all programs.

All About TRICARE

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    The TRICARE Prime Program
    Military.com
    TRICARE Prime is a managed service healthcare program for servicemembers, reservists, dependents, and some retirees.
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    TRICARE Standard Overview
    Military.com
    TRICARE Standard & Extra are very similar. The main difference is which provider you can use. This page explains TRICARE Standard
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    TRICARE Extra Overview
    Military.com
    TRICARE Extra requires you to use a TRICARE network provider but it offers the lowest cost of all plans.
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    TRICARE for Reserve & Guard
    Military.com
    TRICARE offers many insurance programs for Reserve and Guard members and their families.
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    TRICARE for Retirees
    Military.com
    TRICARE For Life (TFL) is a Medicare wraparound coverage for TRICARE beneficiaries who have Medicare Parts A and B.
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    TRICARE Young Adult Program
    Military.com
    TRICARE Young Adult is a plan that qualified adult children can purchase after eligibility for regular TRICARE coverage ends.
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    TRICARE Dental Plan Overview
    Military.com
    TRICARE has 3 dental programs: the Active Duty Dental Program, the TRICARE Dental Program, & the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program.
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    TRICARE Overseas
    Military.com
    Relocating overseas can be very stressful and can be intimidating. With TRICARE, healthcare is one less thing to worry about.
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    TRICARE Pharmacy Options
    Military.com
    TRICARE pharmacy options allow you to get prescriptions filled at military pharmacies, civilian pharmacies, or through the mail.