Tricare Reserve Select and Tricare Retired Reserve Move To Electronic Only Payment Option

Written by Kevin Webb

Military beneficiaries that are currently enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) or TRICARE Retired Reserve (TRR) who pay monthly premiums by check will be required to switch to an electronic form of payment before Jan. 1, 2013. If you fail to do so, your account will be automatically cancelled. has stated that “Beginning Jan. 1, 2013, TRICARE will only accept monthly premium payments using recurring automatic payments by credit or debit card, or by recurring electronic funds transfer (EFT) from a linked bank account. To avoid confusion, beneficiaries should verify that their bank sends EFT payments electronically.”

Contact information for each region is available at the TRICARE Contacts webpage at For more information about TRS or TRR, visit the TRICARE website at

For complete guides on TRICARE, visit the TRICARE section.

You can also read more about this update here.

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