Tricare Select Overseas

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The Tricare Select program is available overseas to active-duty members, activated reserve and Guard members, and their command-sponsored dependents. Tricare Select Overseas is considered minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Who is Eligible

Enrollment in Tricare Select Overseas is not automatic. You must enroll before receiving care. The following groups are eligible:  

  • Active-duty family members
  • Retired service members and their families
  • Family members of reserve members ordered to active-duty service for more than 30 days in a row
  • Retired Guard/reserve members at age 60 and their families
  • Survivors
  • Qualified former spouses

Receiving Care

Just schedule an appointment with any authorized overseas provider. Referrals aren't required. You may need prior authorization for some types of services.


Costs vary based on the sponsor's military status. You'll pay an annual outpatient deductible and copay for service.

To Enroll

For information on how to enroll, see the Tricare website.

Visit our Tricare Select coverage page for more information including coverage and costs.

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