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The good news for families in the military who are insured through Tricare: their health insurance has remained unchanged post-reform. The bad news: they can’t participate in one of the highly-publicized benefits of it.
Unlike civilians with normal health insurance plans, families with Tricare won’t be able to keep their adult, non-dependent children on their coverage until the age of 26.
Defense funding authorization bills currently pending in the House of Representatives and the Senate seeks to remedy this disparity.