Tricare Eligibility

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Tricare is a health insurance program for military members, their dependents, retirees, and some survivors & former spouses.

To use Tricare, you must be listed in DEERS as being eligible for military health care benefits. 

Tricare-eligible persons include the following:

  • Military members and their families
  • National Guard/Reserve members and their families
  • Survivors
  • Some former spouses
  • Medal of Honor recipients and their families

For more details including a listing of all Tricare programs, check out our Tricare Overview page.

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