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TRICARE Standard and Extra Costs

TRICARE Standard and Extra costs depend on your sponsor's military status: active duty, Guard/Reserve, or retired.

Annual Outpatient Deductible

You must meet the annual outpatient deducible each Fiscal YearOctober 1 - September 30 before TRICARE begins to pay. The fiscal year starts on October 1.

Sponsor Status Deductible Amount
Active Duty
  • Rank E4 and below: $50 per individual, but no more than $100 per family
  • Rank E5 and above: $150 per individual, but no more than $300 per family
Guard/Reserve*
  • Rank E4 and below: $50 per individual, but no more than $100 per family
  • Rank E5 and above: $150 per individual, but no more than $300 per family
Retired
  • $150 per individual
  • No more than $300 per family

*You won't need to meet your annual outpatient deductible if the Guard/Reserve sponsor is activatedCalled or ordered to active duty service for more than 30 days in a row. for more than 30 days in support of a contingency operation. If activated for more than 30 days not in support of a contingency operation, the annual deductible must continue to be met within the fiscal year (FY). Deductibles are paid annually within a FY and are not reestablished during any change in status.

Cost Shares

You'll pay a cost share based on the type of care and type of provider you see (network vs. non-network). Your Standard and Extra cost share depends on who you are:

Last Updated 4/29/2015