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Information for Patients: About TRICARE

TRICARE is the health care program for almost 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide—including active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors, certain former spouses and others registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). To learn more about TRICARE:   

Your TRICARE health plan offers:

Visit the TRICARE Newsroom to see the latest news and updates about your TRICARE benefit today!

Looking for your Military Hospital or Clinic?

If you get care at a military hospital or clinic, your individual hospital or clinic website is your best source for information about your health care. Not sure which one is yours?

Have you heard about MHS GENESIS?

MHS GENESIS is the Military Health System's new electronic health record and is replacing TRICARE Online across the U.S. and overseas. When fully deployed, MHS GENESIS will provide a single health record for service members, veterans, and their families.| Learn More

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TRICARE QLE: Government-Directed PCM Change

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If the government directs you to change your PCM from a network PCM to a military hospital PCM, or vice versa, it’s a QLE. This only applies if you have TRICARE Prime. This gives you the option to either accept the PCM change or switch to TRICARE Select to continue care through a network PCM. To learn more about TRICARE QLEs, visit www.tricare.mil ...

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TRICARE QLE: Activating

This image describes how Activating may change your TRICARE plan options

Reserve Component members who are activated receive the same benefits as active duty service members and family members begin getting TRICARE coverage as active duty family members. Reserve Component members have 90 days after your activation date to change their family’s health plan. To learn more about TRICARE QLEs, visit www.tricare.mil/lifeevents.

Last Updated: November 28, 2023
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