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TRICARE Young Adult is a plan that qualified adult children can purchase after eligibility for "regular" TRICARE coverage ends at age 21 (or 23 if enrolled in college, learn more).
You may qualify to purchase TRICARE Young Adult if you are:
TRICARE Young Adult provides medical and pharmacy benefits, but dental coverage is excluded. >>View a list of Covered Services
TRICARE Young Adult costs are based on three things:
To participate, you're required to pay monthly premiums, and then your plan option and sponsor's military status determine what you pay out of pocket for care. >>Learn More
TRICARE Young Adult is an option for unmarried, adult children who have "aged out" of regular TRICARE coverage. The plan provides comprehensive medical and pharmacy benefits through two different health plan options. You should review all of your health plan options (military or commercial) before deciding if TRICARE Young Adult is the right plan for you.
Once you've decided that TRICARE Young Adult is the right option for you, you may purchase coverage at any time. To purchase TRICARE Young Adult:
You may live in a different region than your sponsor. If you're not sure which region you live in, view the regions page to see which states are in each region. >>Learn More about Purchasing TRICARE Young Adult
The option you select when you enroll (Prime or Standard) determines how you get care and what you pay out-of-pocket.
You can enroll in TRICARE Young Adult without a valid ID card. Once your application is processed, and you’ve received your welcome letter and enrollment card, please visit any ID card office to get a new ID card. You should present your ID card and enrollment card when you go to the doctor.
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