TRICARE offers several services under the basic TRICARE benefit for beneficiaries with special needs:
TRICARE also has several special programs that provide services beyond the basic TRICARE benefit for beneficiaries with special needs.
Watch this episode of TRICARE TV to learn about ECHO, the program that provides integrated services and supplies to active duty families with special needs.
Long Term Care Not Covered
Long term care (provides services that assist in the activities of daily living,) is not covered by TRICARE (or Medicare). You may purchase long term care insurance from a private insurer, and you may qualify for the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Are you moving?
Talk to your child’s case manager and regional contractor before you move. They can help you find a new doctor and other resources so the transition is smooth with no interruptions in coverage.