TRICARE Select is a fee-for-service plan available in the United States.
Who Can Participate?
How it Works
Schedule an appointment with any TRICARE-authorized providerAn authorized provider is any individual, institution/organization, or supplier that is licensed by a state, accredited by national organization, or meets other standards of the medical community, and is certified to provide benefits under TRICARE. There are two types of TRICARE-authorized providers: Network and Non-Network..
Referrals not required, but you may need prior authorization from your regional contractor for some services.
You won't receive a TRICARE wallet card when using TRICARE Select. All you need is your military ID as proof of coverage.
What You Pay
Costs vary based on the sponsor's military status. You'll pay:
- An annual outpatient deductible
- Cost shares (or percentage) for covered services
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Is TRICARE Select Right for You?
- If you're on active duty (including activated Guard/Reserve members), you can't use TRICARE Select.
- TRICARE Select may be the right choice for you if: