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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll find answers to common questions about the new Kaiser Permanente plan option below.

  • Who is Kaiser Permanente?

  • What is Kaiser Permanente, a TRICARE Prime option?

  • Where is this new plan available?

  • Where and how can I get care in Georgia under the Kaiser Permanente TRICARE Prime option?

  • Am I eligible for Kaiser Permanente, a TRICARE Prime option?

  • What if I am 65 years or older?

  • Does the annual TRICARE Prime enrollment fee that retirees and family members of retirees pay apply to Kaiser Permanente's TRICARE Prime option?

  • When can I enroll in this new plan?

  • How do I enroll?

  • How does the Kaiser Permanente, a TRICARE Prime option fit in with TRICARE?

  • How does Kaiser Permanente, a TRICARE Prime option compare to TRICARE Prime?

  • Does the Kaiser Permanente, a TRICARE Prime option vary from TRICARE Prime?

  • May I still use a military hospital or clinic while enrolled in Kaiser Permanente, a TRICARE Prime option?

  • Are prescriptions covered under this plan?

  • How do I fill my prescriptions with this plan?

  • What is a PCP (Primary Care Physician)?

  • Does everyone in my family have to share the same PCP?

  • How do I learn about and choose my Primary Care Physician (PCP)?

  • What if I need to see a specialist?

  • What if I need urgent care?

  • What if I need emergency care?

  • Which hospitals will I and my family have access to for inpatient care within the Kaiser Permanente network in the metro Atlanta area?

  • What if I unexpectedly become ill when I’m traveling?

  • What are my care options when I’m away from home?

  • What if we move?

  • Where can I find a complete list of covered benefits?

  • How can I learn more about the new Kaiser Permanente TRICARE Prime option or about what Kaiser Permanente can do for me?

  • If I choose this plan, how do I get started?