What is TRICARE for Life?

Answer 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 »

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Is Tricare an HMO?

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »