Humana Military & TRICARE 2018 Update
To bring in the new year, TRICARE Select replaced TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra on January 1, 2018. TRICARE Standard and Extra beneficiaries will be enrolled in a TRICARE Select plan and TRICARE Prime plan enrollees will remain in their TRICARE Prime plan.
This change will be applied to the TRICARE East Region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (Rock Island Arsenal area only), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (St. Louis area only), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (excluding the El Paso area), Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Things to Know...
Other Health Insurance (OHI) Reminder:
TRICARE is the secondary payer to all health benefits and insurance plans, apart from Medicaid, Indian Health Services and other public programs identified by the government. Always check for OHI and status of OHI with the patient at each visit.
Resources: “Welcome to TRICARE East.” Military Healthcare for the TRICARE East Region | Humana Military, Department of Defense, www.humanamilitary.com/.