TRICARE Prime is a managed care option available in Prime Service AreasGeographic areas in the U.S. where we offer TRICARE Prime. They ensure medical readiness of active duty by adding to the capability and capacity of military hospitals and clinics. Prime Service Areas were also built around the Base Realignment and Closure sites..
Additional Prime options for active duty service members and their families include:
*When retired service members and their families become eligible for TRICARE For Life, typically at 65, they are no longer able to enroll in TRICARE Prime.
You have an assigned primary care manager (PCM) who provides most of your care.
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Once you have enrolled you can download a TRICARE wallet card to take to your appointments but you must also show your military ID as proof of coverage.
>>Visit the TRICARE Prime Enrollment Page to Learn More
For information on disenrolling or ending plan coverage, visit the Disenrolling in TRICARE Prime page.
Last Updated 6/5/2018
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