You're a transitional survivor for the first three years after your sponsor dies. This means:
You can use these plans:
You can also use other active duty programs such as the Extended Care Health Option.
Your children's coverage won't change until they age out of TRICARE or lose eligibility for other reasons.
After three years, you'll have the same benefits as a retired family member.
The status change causes changes in health care options and out-of-pocket costs.
You're eligible for the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) Survivor Benefit Plan. If you enroll, the government will pay 100 percent of your monthly premium.
Last Updated 10/4/2018
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