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TRICARE Prime

Get to Know TRICARE Prime

TRICARE Prime is the cheapest health care benefit and is chosen by many active-duty military men and women and their families. It is a managed medical service like the civilian Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plan and it offers less personal expenses than other TRICARE coverage plans. Registered members of this type of coverage get treatment from military treatment facilities supported by Preferred Provider Network of TRICARE ...

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Eligibility for TRICARE Prime

Besides on-duty servicemen, the following people are also eligible to take advantage of TRICARE Prime: Living relatives and family members of on-duty servicemen Retirees and their living family members under the age of 65 years old Guard and Reserve servicemen who are activated for more than a month and their family members Remember: Retired military servicemen who reside more than 40 miles away ...

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Features of the TRICARE Prime Program

The program that offers the most comprehensive and affordable managed care option is TRICARE Prime. It is offered in areas where military treatment facilities are located. It is also available in the regions which have TRICARE Prime networks. Key features of the TRICARE Prime program: Participation in the program requires enrollment for the members who are on active duty and ...

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TRICARE Global Remote Overseas

The TRICARE Global Remote Overseas is an optional service that is offered in designated remote overseas areas for members who are on active duty and their families. TRICARE Global Remote Overseas are selected carefully to ensure the quality of care is given everywhere no matter where a person is located. To learn more on TRICARE Global Remote Overseas follow the hyperlink: TRICARE ...

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TRICARE Overseas Prime

When a family stays overseas, they can enroll in TRICARE Prime that is suitable for people residing overseas. This enrollment is not automatic for family members. However, you have to enroll them. The members who are active on duty do not pay enrollment fees, deductibles, or office visit fees. The members who are signed up for TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Prime Overseas applies to ...

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What is the TRICARE Prime Remote Program?

There’s a program called TRICARE Prime Remote for people who are unable to make use of the ordinary TRICARE Prime due to geographical reasons. Another program called Uniformed Services Family Health Plan is also available only in a few select regions. TRICARE Prime Remote The TRICARE Prime Remote plan offers coverage for health care to veterans and their families serving at ...

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TRICARE Prime Travel Expense Reimbursement

TRICARE Prime Remote and TRICARE Prime recipients might be qualified to obtain legitimate travel costs that can be paid off by TRICARE when it is accredited by a Primary Care Manager (PCM) for medical necessities like at a non-critical specialty center situated far away from the office of the PCM at a distance of minimum 100 miles (one way). Travel expenditures include the actual ...

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Travel Reimbursement Facility for Members Enrolled Under the TRICARE Prime Remote Program

TRICARE covers reasonable travel expenses when TRICARE Remote family members and non-active duty TRICARE Prime beneficiaries are referred by their Primary Care Manager (PCM). This is effective when the medically necessary specialty care needed is offered at a location which is situated at a facility more than 100 miles from the office of the PCM. Reasonable travel expenses cover the total costs ...

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