TRICARE For Life Costs
When using TRICARE For Life, you do not pay any enrollment fees, but you must pay Medicare Part B monthly premiums. Your Part B premium is based on your income. For more information about Part B premiums visit www.medicare.gov or call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778).
- For services covered by both Medicare and TRICARE, Medicare pays first and TRICARE For Life pays your remaining coinsurance for TRICARE-covered services.
- For services covered by TRICARE but not by Medicare, TRICARE For Life pays first and Medicare pays nothing. You must pay the TRICARE fiscal year deductible and cost shares.
- For services covered by Medicare but not by TRICARE, Medicare pays first and TRICARE For Life pays nothing. You must pay the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.
- For services not covered by Medicare or TRICARE, Medicare and TRICARE pay nothing and you must pay the entire bill.
View the TRICARE For Life Cost Matrix for more information.
Note: If getting care overseas (excluding U.S. Territories), you'll have the same costs as TRICARE Standard Overseas.