TRICARE For Life Costs
When you use TRICARE For Life, you don't 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:
- Visit www.medicare.gov
- Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778)
What you pay out-of-pocket for care depends on how it's covered.
|How It's Covered
||What You Pay
|By Both Medicare and TRICARE
- Medicare pays first
- TRICARE For Life pays second
- You pay nothing
|By TRICARE, but not Medicare
|By Medicare, but not TRICARE
|Not Covered by Medicare or TRICARE
- Medicare pays nothing
- TRICARE pays nothing
- You pay the entire bill
View the TRICARE For Life cost chart for more information.
Note: If you get care overseas (excluding U.S. Territories), you'll have the same costs as TRICARE Standard Overseas.