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Tricare Benefits


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What is Tricare Prime?
Managed care option, similar to a civilian HMO.
Active duty member are required to be inrolled in?
Tricare Prime
How far away does the MTF have to be for the members to qualify for Tricare Remote.
50 miles or an hour's drive.
In which three Overseas areas is Tricare Prime offered?
Latin America/Canada
Who can use Tricare Extra?
Eligible beneficiary, who is not active duty otherwise inrolled in Prime and not eligible for Tricare for Life.
When does Tricare Extra go into effect?
When a Standard beneficiary chooses to make an appointment with a tricare network provider.
What is Tricare Standard?
The basic TRICARE health programoffering comprehensive health care coverage for people not enrolled in Prime.
Standard offers?
The greatest flexibility in choosing a provider.
Involves greater out of pocket expense for the patient.
Standard member are required to pay for?
A yearly deductible
Outpatient care
Inpatient care
What is Tricare for Life?
A Medicare wrap around coverage.
Who is eligible for Tricare for Life?
Medicare entitled uniform service retirees. (retired guard members and reservists)
Medicare entitled familiy members and widows/widowers(dependant parents and parents-in-laws are excluded)
Medicare entitled Congressional Medal of Honor recipents and their family members
Certan medicare-entitled unremarried former spouses.
To be eligible for Tricare for life you must enroll in?
Medicare Part B
Reserve Component members are eligible for Tricare Prime Remote if activated for more than_________ days?
30 consecutive days.
Eligible Reserve Component members are entitled up to ______ days of Tricare benefits prior to moblization?
This is a premium based health plan for eligible Reserve Component members
Tricare reserve select
Eligible Reserve Component members are entitle up to ____ days of coverage following separation from active duty
The reserve Family demonstration Project has benn extended until?
31 OCT 2007.
Overseas Healthcare has what two Tricare Benefits?
Tricare Prime
Tricare Standard
Military retirees and their families who live overseas are eligible for?
Tricare Standard.
The new medication drug prescription coverage became effective________.
JAN 1st 2006

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