This is a form that was released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on July 1, 2016. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DA Form 2876-2, is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DoD.
TRICARE Prime enrollment is available only to those registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). TRICARE Prime enrollment is available year-round. Get in touch with your regional contractor directly through the TRICARE web page or by filling and submitting the DD 2876-2 Form.
Filling out DD 2876-2 is self-explanatory. Applicants must choose the applicable TRICARE coverage option out of the various payment options provided. All individuals filing must then provide their personal identifying data and information about their relatives as well as their addresses and sponsor information. Applicants enrolling in TRICARE must disclose any information regarding any other health insurance they have at the time of filing.
Prime enrollment applications received on or before the 20th of each month are effective the first calendar day of the next one. All applicants except for active duty service members or those enrolling in TRICARE Overseas Prime or must confirm enrollment and PCM assignment before obtaining medical care.
The TRICARE Regional Contractor Address for the Western Region of the United States is at the Health Net Federal Services, PO Box 8458, Virginia Beach, VA 23450-8458.