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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What Are the Advantages & Disadvantages of Tricare?

Tricare is a health care program that covers active-duty members of the U.S. military, National Guard and reserve members, survivors, retirees, their families and certain former spouses. As with an... Read More »

What is Tricare medical insurance?

Tricare is the major player in the military health system, because it ties in all the aspects of health care for the men and women of the military and their families. It's a supplemental insurance ... Read More »

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 »

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 »