Is Tricare an HMO?

Answer TRICARE offers several types of health care options, including an HMO option. TRICARE Prime is the HMO and is similar to civilian HMO plans. People who select TRICARE Prime are assigned a primary c... Read More »

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How Do I Activate Tricare?

Tricare is the health insurance provided for members of all branches of the military, whether they are active duty or retired. Military information provided through the Defense Enrollment Eligibili... Read More »

Who started TRICARE?

TRICARE was created in 1993 by the U.S. Department of Defense along with the U.S. Congress. Prior to TRICARE, the military had a program called CHAMPUS. In 1988, the CHAMPUS Reform Initiative, or C... Read More »

Who runs Tricare?

Tricare, the health coverage for U.S. active duty, retiree, national guard, reserve and family of military personnel, is part of the military health system operated by the Department of Defense.Sou... Read More »

When was TRICARE founded?

The United States Department of Defense launched the health insurance plan TRICARE in 1993 for members of the United States military and their families. Approximately 9.6 million people in the Unit... Read More »