Tricare Young Adult Select is a health care program for young adults between the ages of 21 - 26 who are no longer eligible to remain on their parent's health care program. Tricare Young Adult Select covers health care and pharmacy benefits.
Tricare Young Adult Select is considered minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
How It Works
You can visit any Tricare authorized provider. If you see a network provider, you'll pay less out of pocket and the provider will file claims for you. You do not need a referral for any type of care but some services may require prior authorization.
Who Can Choose The Select Option?
All dependent adult children who qualify for Tricare Young Adult can use the Select Option.
The program has an annual deductible and copayments which are due at time of service just like the Tricare Select program.
The current premium is $228 per month. When you first enroll, you must pay the first two month's premiums up-front. You can pay by check, money order, or credit/debit card. From then on all monthly premiums must be made by automatic bank transfer or recurring credit/debit card payments.
See our Tricare Prime Coverage Overview page for more information.
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