Reserve Dental Coverage Expanded
Reservists separating from
active duty after an activation of greater than 30 days in support of a
contingency operation can now receive the same dental care benefits as
active duty service members. The TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program
(ADDP) now provides coverage to these members in the Transition
Assistance Management Program (TAMP), which provides 180 days of
transitional health care benefits to help deactivating
Benefits begin the day after
the service member is separated from active duty. Family members and
dependents are not eligible for ADDP benefits under TAMP, but are
eligible to purchase coverage through the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP).
ADDP will not cover dental work that cannot be completed within the 180
period and eligibility is verified by using the Defense Enrollment
Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). All TRICARE beneficiaries are
advised to keep their enrollment information updated in DEERS; if
eligibility cannot be confirmed, ADDP dental care will be
Visit www.tricare.mil/tamp for more
information about TAMP and www.addp-ucci.com for additional
details about active duty dental benefits.
Visit www.tricaredentalprogram.com to
learn more about the TRICARE Dental Program.