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This image describes how giving birth stateside in an active duty family may change your TRICARE plan options

Children are eligible for TRICARE until age 21 (or 23 if in college). You need to take steps to register your newborn in DEERS and enroll him or her in a TRICARE plan. To learn more about TRICARE QLEs, visit

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