Register for TRICARE Webinar on Maternity and Newborn Coverage

4/19/2018

Having a baby or adopting? Or, maybe you already have a newborn or newly adopted child. Join us on Monday, April 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. (ET) for the “TRICARE Program Options for Maternity and Newborn Care Coverage” webinar. This webinar will cover TRICARE health care coverage options for you and your growing family.

TRICARE covers medically-necessary maternity care. This includes prenatal care, labor and delivery, post-partum care, and treatment of any complications. Your guidelines for getting care vary based on your TRICARE program and where you live. This webinar will highlight how to get maternity care if you have a TRICARE Prime option, TRICARE Select option, or premium-based TRICARE program option, like TRICARE Young Adult.

When your newborn or newly adopted child arrives, you want to ensure they have TRICARE coverage, too. This webinar will also cover how to get TRICARE coverage for your new child and well-child care. To ensure TRICARE coverage, it’s important to register your child in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting SystemClick to close(DEERS) A database of information on uniformed services members (sponsors), U.S.-sponsored foreign military, DoD and uniformed services civilians, other personnel as directed by the DoD, and their family members. You need to register in DEERS to get TRICARE. (DEERS) right away. All newborn and adopted children must be registered in DEERS within 90 days if stateside, or 120 days if overseas.

Planning for a child is a fun and exciting time in your life. TRICARE provides several resources to help you prepare for a child. Visit "Having a Baby or Adopting” to learn more about your coverage, getting TRICARE for your child, and more. Also, check out the “TRICARE Maternity Care” brochure.

Register to join us on April 30 to learn more about the maternity and newborn care services covered by TRICARE.

 

Last Updated 11/14/2019