Medical Benefits


Medical benefits in the military are excellent AND affordable. The problem is they are often confusing! Start getting a grasp of what is available for you and your family by reading through our Benefits section. Health benefits are available for GAARNG Soldiers and family members.


TRICARE

TRICARE provides benefits for Active Duty personnel, Retirees, Reservists & Guard members called to Active Duty, and certain family members. There are two basic programs to choose from:

TRICARE Prime
TRICARE Select


Dental Care

Dental coverage is separate from TRICARE's medical coverage. Your dental coverage is based on who you are:


- Active Duty Service Members are coverd by active duty dental benefits.

- Active Duty Family Members can purchase the TRICARE Dental Program

- Guard/Reserve Members Coverage changes based on sponsor's military status, learn more

- Guard/Reserve Family Members can purchase the TRICARE Dental Program

- Retired Service Members and Families Families can purchase theTRICARE Retiree Dental Program

- Survivors covered by either TRICARE Dental or TRICARE Retiree Dental, learn more.

Recruits

As a new recruit you can sign up for a TRICARE Reserve Select plan.

- Members only: $46/month

- Members + family: $221/month

- The plan includes: Outpatient visits, Urgent Care, Emergency Services, LAB and X-ray, Ambulance Services, Mental Health, Medical Equipment, Home Health Care, Hospice Care, Maternity(Delivering/Birthing Center), Newborn Care and Pharmacy.


You are eligible for dental under Guard/Reserve Dental Care plan.

- Members only: $11/month

- Members only: $29/month

- The plan includes: Exams, Cleanings, Fillings, X-rays, Root Canals, Gum Surgery, Oral Surgery, Tooth Extractions, Crowns, Dentures, Orthodontics, and Braces.



Soldiers

Your military status can effect your coverage type and plan. please visit TRICARE for a complete explanation.

The National Guard also has other programs available to assist you in maintaining your health.

- Military One Source: Health and Wellness

- Veteran Affairs: Benefits

- Psychological Health Coordinator: (678)569-5315

- Chaplain: (678)569-3650

- 24/7 GA Crisis and Access Line (GCAL): (800)715-4225



Retirees

As a new Retiree you can sign up for a TRICARE Retired Reserve plan.

- Members only: $431 enrollment fee

- Members only: $1,038 enrollment fee

- The plan includes: Outpatient visits, Urgent Care, Emergency Services, LAB and X-ray, Ambulance Services, Mental Health, Medical Equipment, Home Health Care, Hospice Care, Maternity(Delivering/Birthing Center), Newborn Care and Pharmacy.


You may also be eligible for TRICARE For Life plan.

- Veteran Affairs: Benefits