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News and Updates

  1. Effective Jan. 1, 2020, monthy premium rates for TRICARE Young Adult, TRICARE Reserve Select and TRICARE Retired Reserve will change. Monthly premiums must be paid with an automatic monthly payment option. 

  2. When you retire from active duty or turn 60 as a retired reserve member, you must enroll in a TRICARE plan as a retiree to avoid a gap in coverage. The Defense Health Agency is allowing retiring members and their eligible family members up to 12 months from their retirement date, or turning age 60 (for retired reserve members), to enroll in a TRICARE plan.

  3. TRICARE covers prescribed banked donor milk for infants with certain serious health conditions. In some situations, you may be required to pay for the milk upfront and later submit a claim to TRICARE. Learn more on our Claims tab.

  4. Want more news? Read past articles in our news archive.