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TRICARE For Life

TRICARE For Life is Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B.

* Available worldwide:

* TRICARE pays after Medicare in the U.S. and U.S. Territories

* TRICARE is the first payer in all other overseas areas

* Meets or exceeds the requirements for minimum essential coverageThe Affordable Care Act requires you to maintain basic health care coverage—called minimum essential coverage. If you don’t have minimum essential coverage, you may have to pay a fee for each month you aren’t covered under the Affordable Care Act.

* Enrollment not required

* Coverage is automatic if you have Medicare Part A and B

* You must pay Medicare Part B premiums

Read more: TRICARE for Life Handbook