What is the Tricare Young Adult Program?

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Tricare Young Adult is a worldwide health insurance plan you can buy for your child after eligibility ends at age 21 or 23 You may buy either Tricare Young Adult Select or Tricare Young Adult Prime.

How do I Buy Tricare Young Adult Coverage?

You may buy coverage at any time by submitting a completed Tricare Young Adult Application with an initial three-month premium payment to your regional (stateside/overseas) contractor.

After the initial payment, you must make ongoing monthly premium payments by electronic funds transfer or recurring debit/credit card payments. See our Tricare Young Adult Program page for more information.

Is There a Tricare Card?

No. You will usually use your ID card for care, see the Tricare website for more information.

If I Cancel my Tricare Young Adult Coverage, Can I Buy it Again?

Yes, but you'll have to wait 12 months before buying it again.

My Sponsor Isn't Eligible for Tricare Anymore. Can I Buy Tricare Young Adult Coverage?

No, however your sponsor may choose to buy Continued Health Care Benefit Program or another insurance plan for the entire family.

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