TRICARE Health Plan officials have announced the 2016 premiums for TRICARE Young Adult Prime and Standard options covering beneficiaries 23 to 26 years old. These premiums are adjusted on an annual basis and go into effect Jan. 1. For 2016, the monthly premium for TYA Prime is $306 per month, and TYA Standard is $228 per month. Lower-cost plans may be available depending on income and residence, and assistance with paying premiums may be available. Beneficiaries may also qualify for Medicaid. Go to www.healthcare.gov to evaluate eligibility and options. Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 31. For more information, visit the TRICARE Young Adult website.
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