Understanding the TRICARE Claims Process

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Whether you submit a claim form depends on the type of TRICARE program option and provider you choose to use. TRICARE Prime/Prime Remote enrollees

  • If you use network providers, providers file claims on your behalf.
  • If you use a non-network provider or require emergent/urgent care outside your region, the provider may file claims on your behalf or require you to pay out-of-pocket and file your own paper claim for reimbursement.

TRICARE Select When you use network providers, the providers file claims on your behalf, when you use a non-network provider they may file claims on your behalf or require you to pay out-of-pocket and file your own paper claim for reimbursement.

Your valid uniformed services ID card serves a proof of eligibility for TRICARE coverage. You are responsible for appropriate copays, cost shares, and deductibles.

Click here to select and download the proper TRICARE Claims Forms.

For more information about TRICARE, please visit their website.

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