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Take Command: Improvements in Preventive Care Coverage with TRICARE Select

November 28, 2017

From the TRICARE website

Webmaster Comments: TRICARE Standard is the current free medical coverage for retirees aged 60-65 that is directly affected by the changes described below. After age 65, you are enrolled in TRAICARE for Life, a free Medicare Part D coverage that is not affected by these upcoming changes.

On January 1, 2018, TRICARE Select will replace TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra. As a result, beneficiaries will notice improved coverage for preventive services with TRICARE Select. Preventive care helps you take command of your health and manage potential issues before you experience symptoms. This type of health care allows you to address health problems before they become life threatening. Examples of TRICARE-covered preventive services include cancer screenings and vaccines, in addition to well-woman and well-child exams.

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