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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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 established?

TRICARE is health care program for active duty and retired military service members and their families. In 1993, TRICARE was established to replace what was formerly known as the Civilian Health an... Read More »

What is TRICARE for Life?

TRICARE for Life (TFL) goes hand in hand with Medicare. All patients that were with TRICARE who meet the age requirement for Medicare can participate in TFL. TRICARE is for military personnel and g... Read More »

Can you get TRICARE through COBRA?

COBRA and TRICARE are both forms of health insurance, but that is where their relationship ends. You can't get TRICARE through COBRA because COBRA is temporary insurance you can get at group rates ... Read More »