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When you leave active duty after serving more than 30 days, you deactivate. Your coverage depends on whether your time was for a preplanned mission or in support of a contingency operation. >>View Coverage Scenarios
You're eligible for a Separation Health Assessment if you:
Schedule your Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE) between 90 and 180 days before you leave active duty. The SHPE is a single separation examination used by the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to capture your complete medical history. >>Learn More about the SHPE
You immediately get the Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP) for 180-days.
To keep minimum essential coverageClick to closeBasic health care coverage that meets the Affordable Care Act requirement. when TAMP ends:
You can’t get TAMP and your active duty benefits end immediately. You may qualify to purchase TRICARE Reserve Select.
You may get care for any illness, injury, or disease you got or that got worse in the line of duty. >>Learn More
You can get TRICARE’s prescription drug coverage if you have:
If you qualify for TAMP, you can get active duty dental benefits.
When TAMP or active duty benefits end:
Your adult child won’t be able to get TRICARE Young Adult if you don’t have TAMP or TRICARE Reserve Select when you deactivate.
If this happens, your child can purchase the Continued Health Care Benefit Program.
Last Updated 10/3/2018
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