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Open Season

November 12 - December 10

Open Season is the only time you can enroll or change your plan for 2019, unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event (QLE).

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If you are happy with your current plan, no action is required during Open Season.

TRICARE Prime and Select enrollees may only switch benefit plans during Open Season. Changes made during this time will go into effect on January 1, 2019. If you remain eligible and make no changes during Open Season, you’ll stay in the same plan for 2019.

Please note that TRICARE Standard was replaced with TRICARE Select at the beginning of 2018. If you wish to have Standard-like benefits, you must enroll in Select.

Learn which TRICARE plan is right for you and your family. Compare plans

Interested in changing plans?

I am a(n)... I want to change my TRICARE plan
Active Duty Service Member No action needed. This doesn't apply to you.
At retirement, Active Duty coverage ends.
Learn about your options and what to do
Active Duty Family Member
You can change plans during the 2018 Open Season.
Change plans
Retired service member or family enrolled
in TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select
You can change plans during the 2018 Open Season.
Change plans
Retired service member or family member
using TRICARE For Life
No action needed. This doesn’t apply to you.
Reserve component member or family member
enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select or TRICARE Retired Reserve
No action needed. This doesn’t apply to you.
Qualified adult children enrolled in TRICARE Young Adult
No action needed. This doesn't apply to you.

Enroll or change your plan beginning November 12

Enrolling online is the quickest and easiest way change your benefit.

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Things to consider before you change your plan

If grandfathered beneficiaries disenroll from their current Prime plan, they will
lose their grandfathered status if they ever choose to re-enroll in Prime.


If you are retiring this year and want to keep TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select,
you must reenroll within 90 days after your retirement date. Learn more

Don’t forget to update your family’s information in DEERS

How to enroll

You can enroll or change your plan online, over the phone, or by mail. If you
would like to mail or fax, please download the appropriate enrollment form

Please have your sponsor's TRICARE ID ready when calling

When you are ready to enroll or change plans, please call (800) 445-5445.

Enrollment forms

You can mail or fax your form to:

(800) 836-9535


TRICARE East Region
c/o Humana Military
Attn: PNC Bank
PO Box 105838
Atlanta, GA 30348-5838

You may qualify for Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)
for 2019, including dental and/or vision.

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