Temporary health insurance is available after you get out. You can buy up to 18 months of temporary coverage.
While most Tricare rates are going up, they are still far lower than civilian market prices.
To help ease your transition, let's look at what the military makes available as you shift to civilian life.
A new survey of more than 33,000 Post-9/11 veterans found that 51.7 percent of them were obese.
Retirees have several health care benefits to choose from.
Reservist who retire have many options for health insurance coverage.
The Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP) offers transitional TRICARE coverage.
Even though you are covered by TRICARE, a supplemental insurance policy is a good idea for retirees.
Take these simple steps before you get out to prevent healthcare surprises later.
Before you leave military service, you need to arrange for health insurance to protect you and your family.