TRICARE Young Adult
TRICARE Young Adult is a premium-based health care plan that adult dependent children who qualify can purchase. If you qualify, you have four ways to purchase TRICARE Young Adult:
Go to the milConnect website:
Online enrollment is not available overseas.
Call your regional contractor to enroll and set up your payment:
|By Fax or Mail||
Download the application for your region:
Mail or fax it with your initial two-month premium-payment to your regional contractor or US Family Health Plan Provider, whichever applies.
Using the Prime or Select Option
Follow the guidelines below when completing the form if you fax or mail your application:
- Chose "TRICARE Select" to use the Select Option; this includes dependents of sponsors enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select and TRICARE Retired Reserve.
- Chose "TRICARE Prime" to use the Prime Option; only active duty family members can select the Prime option in remote areas.
- Chose "TRICARE Overseas Prime" to use the Prime Option in all overseas areas (remote or non-remote). Only command-sponsored children of active duty service members can select this box.
- Chose "US Family Health Plan" to choose the US Family Health Plan as your Prime Option; only available in six geographic areas, learn more.
Getting Started With TRICARE Young Adult
You'll be notified by your regional contractor when your enrollment is processed. Once enrolled, you can log in to MilConnect to download your enrollment card and get your PCM’s name and telephone number, if using the Prime Option.
For details about your coverage, download the handbook for the option you select when you enroll. You can also request a copy from your regional contractor:
- TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Prime Remote Handbook
- TRICARE Select Handbook
- TRICARE Overseas Program Handbook
You can enroll in TRICARE Young Adult without a valid ID card. When your coverage begins, and you're notified by your regional contractor, visit any ID card office to get a new ID card. You should show your ID card when you go to the doctor.
Last Updated 6/3/2019