- A health care provider must be contracted with TRICARE.
- For the purposes of the TRICARE benefit, eligible health care providers for tax year 2008 have been defined as follows:
- MD or DO (physician)
- NP (nurse practitioner)
- PA (physician assistant)
- A health care provider must see TRICARE patients in the following numbers during calendar year 2008*:
More than one
Rural community that is not frontier
More than 18
More than 75
* Number of patients seen and practice site locations are based solely upon data provided by TriWest.