TRICARE is the Department of Defense’s premier health care program serving 9.4 million active duty service members, retired service members, National Guard and Reserve members, family members, and survivors worldwide. As a TRICARE beneficiary, you have access to the health care you need wherever you are.
TRICARE brings together military hospitals and clinics with a network of civilian providers to offer you medical, pharmacy and dental options that meet your changing needs.
TRICARE Health Program Information
TRICARE is the Department of Defense’s premier health care program serving 9.4 million active duty service members, retired service members, National Guard and Reserve members, family members, and survivors worldwide. Below are information sheets to help guide your TRICARE choices:
You must be registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) to get your TRICARE benefit.
DEERS is a database of information on uniformed services members (sponsors), U.S.-sponsored foreign military, Department of Defense and uniformed services civilians, other personnel as directed by the DOD, and their family members. You need to register in DEERS to get TRICARE.
Click here to access DEERS: https://www.in.ng.mil/Troop-Resources/DEERS/
Milconnect - http://www.milconnect.dmdc.osd.mil/
When you register on the Milconnect website, you can:
DMDC/DEERS Support Office (DSO)
Fax: 1-800-336-4416 (Primary) or 1-502-335-9980 (Alternate)
TRICARE Reserve Select
TRICARE Reserve Select is:
Click here to download the TRICARE Reserve Select cost sheet (PDF)
TRICARE Prime / Prime Remote Select
Who is eligible?
*When retired service members and their families become eligible for Medicare based on age, they are not eligible to enroll in TRICARE Prime.
Active duty service members
Service members who need line of duty care
Foreign force members stationed in the U.S.
National Guard and Reserve members who are:
- On active duty orders
- Issued delayed-effective-date orders (during pre-activation period)
- Covered by the Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP)
The Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) is available to eligible Federal and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees, annuitants, survivor annuitants, and compensationers. FEDVIP eligibility has also expanded to include certain retired uniformed service members, active duty family members and survivors.
FEDVIP vision plans provide comprehensive vision coverage, including routine eye exams and vision correction without a referral. Plans also include low vision exams; eyeglass frames and lenses, or contact lenses instead of glasses, at many eye doctor offices or optical retail stores. In addition, there are lens options such as shatter-resistant polycarbonate, scratch-resistant, anti-reflective, UV coatings, and tinted and progressive lenses; and discounts on laser eye surgery.*
Click here to download the TRICARE Costs and Fees Sheet - 2019 (PDF)
Health Benefits Advisors
812-526-1499, Ext. 62784
TRICARE East – Humana Military
Active Duty Dental Program
Tricare Dental Program
The Indiana Army National Guard Office of the State Surgeon develops, synchronizes and executes medical readiness management policies and procedures to support comprehensive health, maximize personnel readiness and provide enduring rapidly deployable forces for community, state and global missions.
Medical fitness is the gateway to readiness. Our collaborative, dedicated efforts to promote comprehensive medical readiness, medical support and services ensure our forces are healthy, fit and ready to meet needs in the dynamic operational environment.
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