TRICARE PLUS ENROLLMENT APPLICATION
OMB No. 0720-0028
(Read Agency Disclosure Notice, Privacy Act Statement, and Instructions before
OMB approval expires
Feb 28, 2017
AGENCY DISCLOSURE NOTICE
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 7 minutes per response, including
the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and
completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense,
Washington Headquarters Services, Executive Services Directorate, Information Management Division, 4800 Mark
Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100 (0720-0028). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other
provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does
not display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR FORM TO THE ABOVE ORGANIZATION. Return completed form to the
Military Treatment Facility where you are requesting treatment.
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. Chapter 55, Medical and Dental Care; 32 CFR Part 199, Civilian Health and Medical Program of the
Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS); and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE(S): This form collects the information necessary to process your request to enroll in TRICARE Plus.
ROUTINE USE(S): Your records may be disclosed to Federal agencies, and state, local and territorial governments, in order to
collect debts and overpayments, to determine whether beneficiaries are eligible for, or enrolled in, other government or private
health insurance plans, and to stop fraud, waste and abuse. Use and disclosure of your records outside of DoD may occur in
accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, which incorporates the DoD Blanket Routine Uses
Any protected health information (PHI) in your records may be used and disclosed generally as permitted by the HIPAA Privacy Rule
(45 CFR Parts 160 and 164), as implemented within DoD by DoD 6025.18-R. Permitted uses and disclosures of PHI include,
but are not limited to, treatment, payment, and healthcare operations.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary; however, failure to provide the requested information may result in the denial of your request to enroll
in TRICARE Plus.
This form is for eligible beneficiaries who want to enroll in TRICARE Plus. TRICARE Plus is an enrollment option
for TRICARE beneficiaries who want an affiliation with a primary care provider at a Military Treatment Facility (MTF)
and are either ineligible for TRICARE Prime or prefer a more limited relationship (primary care only). Enrollment in
TRICARE Plus does not guarantee access to services at the MTF, however, if you are accepted for enrollment you will
be assigned to a primary care provider at the MTF. The MTF will make every effort to provide complete and
comprehensive primary care services within access standards. Beneficiaries enrolled into TRICARE Plus agree to
rely on their MTF primary care provider for all their non-emergency primary care.
1. Print all information in ink. Make sure the information is complete and accurate.
2. Ensure personal information matches information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
To check your DEERS information, call the Defense Manpower Data Center Support Office at 1-800-538-9552 or refer
to your name as printed on your ID card. The mailing address and telephone numbers you include on this form will
3. Sign and date the application (Section III).
4. Please keep a copy of the completed application for your records.
5. Submit completed application to the MTF where you are requesting enrollment. Each MTF has local policies for
processing your application. For more information regarding enrollment to a specific MTF, contact the MTF directly.
6. For information on TRICARE Plus, contact any MTF or visit the TMA Website at
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