TRICARE


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TRICARE

(trī'kār)
Health insurance coverage provided by the U.S. Department of Defense for military personnel and their dependents when governmental medical facilities are not available: covers active or retired members of all branches of the military service plus the Public Health Service, NOAA, and dependents of military personnel killed on active duty. Formerly known as CHAMPUS/CHAMPVA (q.v.).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

TRICARE

(trī′kar″)
A health insurance plan providing coverage to current and retired members of the U.S. armed forces. Website: www.tricare.mil
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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to provide beneficiary education and enrollment support services for the TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) under the Defense Health Agency (DHA).

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