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TRICARE Young Adult Prime Costs

Monthly Premiums

  • 2017 monthly premium: $319 per month 

Paying Monthly Premiums

  • When you first enroll, you'll pay two-month premium payment by check, money order or cashier's check or debit/credit card.
  • After that, premims are paid automatically by an electronic funds transfer (EFT) or recurring debit/credit card


Active Duty Sponsors

If your sponsor is on active duty:

  • You pay nothing out-of-pocket for any type of care
  • Unless you get care without a referral, then you will pay point-of-service charges

Retired Sponsors

If your sponsor is retired:

  • You pay the copayments below for care from TRICARE network provider
  • If you get care without a referral, then you'll pay point-of-service charges
  • Your costs are for care from civilian primary care managers (PCMs) or for care received with a PCM referral, when required.
Enrolled in TRICARE Young Adult?

Newborn care is not covered unless the father of the child is a uniformed service member.

*Ancillary services include:
  • Diagnostic radiology and ultrasound
  • Diagnostic nuclear medicine
  • Pathology and laboratory services
  • Cardiovascular studies
  • Venipuncture
  • Collection of blood samples
  • Fetal monitoring

Last Updated 1/3/2017