ASK YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT JOINING the TRICARE Team
Reserve Soldiers and Families who don't know if their civilian health care provider accepts TRICARE should simply ask. Doctors and their office staff are often surprised how easy it is to become a "TRICARE authorized provider" and how quickly claims are paid. Signing up takes as little as 15 minutes by phone and joining a network is not required.
TRICARE authorized providers can accept TRICARE Reserve Select between deployments and continue to care for the Soldier's Family after his mobilization if Family members use TRICARE Standard. This flexible arrangement can help ease the process of moving from reserve to active status and back again.
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Publication information: Article title: ASK YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT JOINING the TRICARE Team. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Warrior - Citizen. Volume: 56. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2011. Page number: 15. © Superintendent of Documents, Department of the Army, Army Reserves 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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