Eligibility Reporting System: Tricare

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Tricare is a healthcare program specifically for current and retired military personnel and their families The active duty member is referred to as the Sponsor, and family members are referred to as Beneficiaries. To be eligible to participate in the Tricare program, the Sponsor and beneficiaries are required to first enroll in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System ( DEERS). Once enrolled sponsors and beneficiaries are automatically enrolled in two of the three plans in the Tricare program. These are known as Tricare Standard, a fee for service plan, and Tricare Extra, a PPO plan. Most enrollees owe co-payments and deductibles under these plans. Under the PPO plan no referral or authorization is required to see a specialty
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