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On January 1, 2018, there were many changes to the TRICARE program.  TRICARE continues to offer several different health plans. Plan availability still depends on who you are and where you live.

Upcoming Changes to TRICARE



New Pharmacy Copays

Dental and Vision Coverage

Recent Changes

The following changes were implemented on January 1, 2018:



Health Plans



  • Many cost shares (percentage of allowed amount) were replaced with copays (fixed amount).
  • You may need to pay an enrollment fee for TRICARE Select, depending on your plan and when you became eligible for TRICARE.

See your plan’s costs for more details.




  • If you were eligible for TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra on December 31, 2017, you were automatically enrolled in TRICARE Select.

Stateside Regions and Contractors


Accessing Care

What’s Covered

  • TRICARE Select beneficiaries now have access to additional preventive care services without a copay when received from network providers.

Last Updated 1/3/2018

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