A person who is divorced from a military service member may be eligible for continued coverage by TRICARE.To apply for this continued coverage, you'll need various documents:
- Divorce Decree
- Marriage Certificate
- DD Form 214 or Statement of Service from the applicable Service Personnel Component.
Note that during the divorce process, if your spouse is retired, you'll want to be sure to obtain a copy of his separation papers. This is DD Form 214.
There are various possibilities, including the following:
Scenario 1: The "20-20-20" Rule