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What is TRICARE?
DOD's worldwide health care program for active duty and retired uniformed services members and their families.
TRICARE PRIME is similar to what civilian health care organization?
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
Who are ENCOURAGED to enroll in TRICARE PRIME, but not required?
Active duty family members, reitirees and their family members
If enrollment for TRICARE PRIME and TPR/TPRADFM is received by the 20th of the month, when will become effective?
The first of the following month.
A) If an individual disenrolls from TRICARE PRIME, how long would he/she have to wait before he/she can enroll again?
B) What paygrade does this apply to mainly?
A) 12 months.
B) E-5 and above.
Active duty members are illegible for which option(s)?
TRICARE Extra and TRICARE Standard
Of TRICARE Extra and TRICARE Standard, which is a preferred provider option (PPO)? fee-for-service option?
TRICARE Extra and TRICARE Standard, respectively.
Beneficiaries age 65 and over become eligible for Medicare Part A, they can use ________ if they purchase _________
TRICARE For Life; Medicare Part B
When does eligibility status end for children (stepchildren as well)?
-Children reach 21 y.o.
-If they are full-time student, eligibility ends at 23 y.o.
-When full-time student status end
-If a child is past 21 y.o., but incapable of self-support because of a mental or physical incapacity
How long do reserve component members must stay on active duty in order to be eligible for TRICARE? And, what type of order must they possess?
30 Days and they must have Federal orders