Enroll or Purchase a Plan
You must enroll or purchase the following health plans to participate.
*Active duty service members must enroll in TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Prime Remote, TRICARE Prime Overseas or TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas (based on the duty station).
Watch this episode of TRICARE TV to learn about how to enroll in certain TRICARE plans over the phone.
The TRICARE Dental Program and TRICARE Retiree Dental Program are voluntary dental insurance plans each requiring enrollment separate from any of the health plan options.
Enrollment Not Required...
You don't have to enroll to use the following plans—coverage is automatic as long as you are registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.
- TRICARE Standard and Extra
- TRICARE Standard Overseas
- TRICARE For Life (you must have Medicare Part A & B)
TRICARE Enrollment Freeze
Starting Dec. 1 2017, there will be an enrollment freeze lasting approximately three weeks to allow the new TRICARE regional contractors time to transition your information. You will still be able to access care during the enrollment freeze. >> Learn more