The following information has been summarized from the TRICARE website. This is not intended to be a complete discussion of TRICARE benefits or how they may relate to Medicare or veterans living abroad. Please refer to the website for more complete information. This information may be subject to change without notice.
Not all hospitals in Mexico, and none in San Miguel, will accept TRICARE. Payments may be required to be made at time of service and claims submitted to TRICARE for reimbursement.
According to Medicare and You 2014, if you have Medicare Part B and you also have TRICARE coverage you will need to contact TRICARE to find out what you need to do if you want to keep TRICARE.
TRICARE is the health care program serving Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families worldwide. TRICARE offers comprehensive, affordable health coverage with several health plan options, a robust pharmacy benefit, dental options and other special programs.
Health Plan Options
TRICARE offers several health plan options for U.S. veterans with Medicare or who are living abroad. There are also other plans available for active military members and those living or stationed in the US. Please contact TRICARE for more information.