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Will you soon be eligible for Medicare and TRICARE coverage? If so, be sure to attend the TRICARE webinar, “How to Get Started with Medicare and TRICARE,” on March 31, 1-2 p.m. ET. This webinar will help you learn the basics of TRICARE For Life (TFL) and the steps to get TFL coverage. You must register to participate.

What is the TFL? TFL provides comprehensive Medicare coverage to retired military members and their family members who are eligible for Medicare Part A, Part B, and TRICARE. As described in the TRICARE Handbook for Lifeonce you qualify for Medicare Part A, have Part B, and appear as TRICARE-eligible in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), you automatically qualify for benefits TFL.

“Medicare Part A and Part B are the two parts of Medicare that are essential for you to be eligible for TRICARE For Life,” said Anne Breslin, TRICARE For Life program manager at the Defense Health Agency. “Most of us become eligible for Medicare when we reach age 65.”

If you or a family member is turning 65 soon, join the webinar for important information and resources. The webinar will highlight things you need to know, like when to enroll in Medicare so you don’t have a lapse in your TRICARE coverage and get your TFL benefits on time. It will also cover how you get care with TFL, Medicare providers, services covered by Medicare and TRICARE, and TFL costs.

A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Be sure to register for the TRICARE webinar on March 31 for a chance to participate. Webinar registration is limited.


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