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TRICARE Transitional Survivor and Survivor Benefits
for Active Duty Family Members
Family members are entitled to TRICARE benefits as transitional survivors or survivors if their active duty service sponsor who died while serving on active duty for a period of more than 30 days. TRICARE pays transitional survivor claims at the active duty family member payment rate and pays survivor claims at the retiree payment rate. Transitional survivors pay no enrollment fees or copayments to use TRICARE Prime. They will, however, pay cost shares and deductibles at the active duty family member rate to use TRICARE Standard or TRICARE Extra.
Gift from Within - PTSD Resource
Gift from Within is a non-profit organization dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals. It provides information for survivors and caregivers.
Keeping It All Together
For wounded, ill, and injured service members and their familiesYou have arrived at the military treatment facility where your loved one is receiving care. Whatever the circumstances that brought you here, questions and fears are probably rushing through your head. This book can make things easier.