TRICARE Extra

Army National Guard: State Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet

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Summary:

TRICARE Extra is an option that allows TRICARE Standard beneficiaries to save money by making civilian doctors' appointments with doctors (nurse practitioners, labs, clinics, etc.) who are "participating" providers.

Eligibility:

Army National Guard Soldiers on state active duty are generally not eligible for TRICARE Extra. Extra can be used by any TRICARE eligible beneficiary, who is not active duty, not otherwise enrolled in Prime, and not eligible for TRICARE for Life (TFL).

Additional Information:

For more information, please visit the TRICARE Extra webpage maintained by the TRICARE Management Activity:
http://www.tricare.mil/standardextra

For more information on TRICARE Young Adult eligibility:
http://www.tricare.mil/Plans/HealthPlans/TYA.aspx

TRICARE DEERS Information:
http://www.tricare.mil/DEERS

TRICARE Standard and Extra Fact Sheet:
http://www.tricare.mil/~/media/Files/TRICARE/Publications/FactSheets/TSE_FS.pdf

Document Review Date: 20 March 2015