Updating deers from divorce


14-Nov-2018 05:17

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense announced today that the deadline for beneficiaries to update their eligibility in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and remain eligible for TRICARE For Life is extended until Sept. These beneficiaries will be responsible for paying for services that Medicare does not cover. 1, claims for beneficiaries who are not shown as eligible in DEERS will be denied and will no longer be sent electronically from Medicare to TRICARE for payment.Claims received for beneficiaries with expired eligibility will continue to be denied until their eligibility information is updated.By law, DOD must recoup (take back) payments made for ineligible persons. 1 deadline for updating expired eligibility was set, DOD has received health care claims for over 40,000 TRICARE For Life beneficiaries with expired eligibility.

TRICARE For Life beneficiaries who need to update or re-verify eligibility, or beneficiaries who have received an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) stating that they need to update their eligibility, should contact the nearest ID card facility for assistance.The Web site developed to help beneficiaries locate the three nearest ID card facilities is osd.mil/rsl.Beneficiaries may also call the Do D Benefits Reverification Telephone Center at 1-800-361-2620.For more information about TRICARE For Life, interested persons may visit the TRICARE Web site at or call the Worldwide TRICARE Information Center toll-free at 1-877-DOD-LIFE (1-877-363-5433).



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