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TRICARE Health Program

TRICARE is a major part of the Military Health System that:

  • Combines the resources of military hospitals and clinics with civilian health care networks
  • Offers several health plan options that:
    • Give you access to high-quality health care
    • Meet the requirements for minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act
  • Provides comprehensive health coverage, including prescription drugs
  • Supports military operations and readiness

TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when beneficiaries can enroll in or  change their health care coverage for the next year.

TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when beneficiaries can enroll in or change their health care coverage for the next year.  TRICARE Open Season is Nov. 9–Dec. 14, 2020. Enrollment actions made during this period take effect on Jan. 1, 2021.

Eligible beneficiaries can also enroll in vision and/or dental coverage through Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) during Federal Benefits Open Season, which is also Nov. 9–Dec. 14, 2020.

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