TRICARE Eligibility Criteria for Tax Year 2008

TRICARE Eligibility for 2008
  1. A health care provider must be contracted with TRICARE.

  2. 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)
  3. A health care provider must see TRICARE patients in the following numbers during calendar year 2008*:

    Frontier community
    More than one

    Rural community that is not frontier
    More than 18

    Urban community
    More than 75

* Number of patients seen and practice site locations are based solely upon data provided by TriWest.

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