When was TRICARE established?

Answer 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 »

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What was Black History Month originally called, who established it&when was it established?

In February 1926, the historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson established a week of celebration of African American life and history called Negro History Week. By 1975, the name had changed to Black Histor... 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 »

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 »