TRICARE Retired Reserve (TRR)
Benefit Fact Sheet
TRICARE Retired Reserve (TRR) is a premium-based, health plan available worldwide for purchase by qualified Retired Reserve members and their eligible Family members. TRR delivers the TRICARE Standard/Extra benefit to all covered individuals. This population of Guard and Reserve retirees is commonly referred to as "Gray-Area Retirees." If purchased, TRICARE Retired Reserve is minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Beginning in January 2019, DFAS will provide IRS Form 1095-C to all U.S. military members, and IRS Form 1095-B to all Retirees, Annuitants, former Spouses and all other individuals having TRICARE coverage during all or any portion of tax year 2018. An IRS Form 1095 documents you (and your Family members, if applicable) have the minimum essential coverage. These forms will document the information that DFAS will provide to the IRS on yourself and your authorized Family members. The forms will be required to be reported with your 2018 federal tax return. DFAS will provide you with IRS Form 1095 series forms no later than 31 January 2019.
Army National Guard Service members on federal active duty and their Family members are ineligible for TRICARE Retired Reserve. Federal Active Duty Service members and their Family members may be eligible for TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select.
For more information, visit the TRICARE Retired Reserve web site:
TRICARE Retired Reserve Enrollment page
TRICARE Retired Reserve Cost Shares
TRICARE for Life: