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TRICARE-Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP)

A TRICARE Program-The Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP) is a premium-based. This plan:

  • Gives you temporary health coverage for 18 to 36 months when you lose eligibility for TRICARE. 
  • Acts as a bridge between military health benefits and your new civilian health plan.
  • Provides the same coverage as TRICARE Select, including prescriptions.
  • Gives you minimum essential coverageBasic health care coverage that meets the Affordable Care Act requirement. required by the Affordable Care Act. Make sure to consider your options for when CHCBP ends.

If you qualify for the CHCBP, you can enroll within 60 days of losing your eligibility for TRICARE.

Eligibility Requirements

If you were using one of the following plans and want to qualify for CHCBP, your plan must have been purchased and in place at least one day before you lost eligibility:

  • TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS)
  • TRICARE Retired Reserve (TRR)
  • TRICARE Young Adult

See website for additional information on eligibility. 

Locations and Contacts

Last updated: 11/06/2024 18:45