Accepting TRICARE Shows Support for Military

Providers need not shun military health program

Elizabeth Fassbender

TRICARE, the healthcare program of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Military Health System, provides civilian healthcare benefits for military personnel, military retirees, and their dependents. Although some forms of TRICARE ensure beneficiaries receive care from providers at military treatment facilities, several forms of TRICARE allow beneficiaries to seek care from civilian providers.

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