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Office of the State Surgeon

Office of the State Surgeon Indiana Army National GuardThe Indiana Army National Guard Office of the State Surgeon develops, synchronizes and executes medical readiness management policies and procedures to support comprehensive health, maximize personnel readiness and provide enduring rapidly deployable forces for community, state and global missions.

Medical fitness is the gateway to readiness. Our collaborative, dedicated efforts to promote comprehensive medical readiness, medical support and services ensure our forces are healthy, fit and ready to meet needs in the dynamic operational environment.


TRICARETRICARE is the Department of Defense’s premier health care program serving 9.4 million active duty service members, retired service members, National Guard and Reserve members, family members, and survivors worldwide. As a TRICARE beneficiary, you have access to the health care you need wherever you are.

TRICARE brings together military hospitals and clinics with a network of civilian providers to offer you medical, pharmacy and dental options that meet your changing needs.

  • TRICARE Information Sheets

    TRICARE is the Department of Defense’s premier health care program serving 9.4 million active duty service members, retired service members, National Guard and Reserve members, family members, and survivors worldwide. Below are information sheets to help guide your TRICARE choices:

    TRICARE Choices

    TRICARE Costs and Fees

  • DEERS / Milconnect


    You must be registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) to get your TRICARE benefit.

    DEERS is a database of information on uniformed services members (sponsors), U.S.-sponsored foreign military, Department of Defense and uniformed services civilians, other personnel as directed by the DOD, and their family members. You need to register in DEERS to get TRICARE.

    • Sponsors are automatically registered in DEERS
    • Sponsors must register eligible family members
    • If both parents are service members, choose one to be listed as the child(ren)'s sponsor in DEERS.



    When you register on the Milconnect website, you can:

    • Update DEERS (address, email, phone)
    • View or change TRICARE enrollment information
    • Find an ID card office
    • Sign up for eCorrespondence about changes to your TRICARE coverage
    • View personnel information (sponsors only)
    • Transfer GI Bill benefits to family members (sponsors only)
    • View civilian employment information (Guard/Reserve only–excluding Army, Navy and Coast Guard Reserve)
    • View Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance information (except Marines and Coast Guard)
    • Get proof of TRICARE coverage
    • Search frequently asked questions about health care eligibility and more


    DMDC/DEERS Support Office (DSO)
    Toll-free: 1-800-538-9552
    TTY/TTD: 1-866-363-2883
    Fax: 1-800-336-4416 (Primary) or 1-502-335-9980 (Alternate)

  • TRICARE Reserve Select

    TRICARE Reserve Select is:

    • A premium-based plan
    • Available worldwide
    • For qualified Selected Reserve members and their families (Not on active duty orders, not covered under the Transitional Assistance Management Program, not eligible for or enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program)

    TRICARE Reserve Select Cost Sheet

  • TRICARE Prime / Prime Remote Select

    Who is eligible?

    • Active duty service members and their families
    • Retired service members and their families*
    • Activated Guard/Reserve Members and their families
    • Non-activated Guard/Reserve members and their families who qualify for care under the Transitional Assistance Management Program
    • Retired Guard/Reserve members at age 60 and their families*
    • Survivors
    • Medal of Honor recipients and their families
    • Qualified former spouses

    When retired service members and their families become eligible for Medicare based on age, they are not eligible to enroll in TRICARE Prime.

    Prime vs Select Cost Comparison

  • Dental Benefits
    Dental PlanActive Duty Dental ProgramTRICARE Dental ProgramFEDVIP Dental
    DescriptionCovers civilian dental careVoluntary dental insurance planVoluntary dental insurance plan
    Who’s Eligible?

    Active duty service members

    Service members who need line of duty care

    Foreign force members stationed in the U.S.

    National Guard and Reserve members who are:

    - On active duty orders
    - Issued delayed-effective-date orders (during pre-activation period)
    - Covered by the Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP)

    Family members of an active duty service memberRetired service members
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    United Concordia

  • Vision

    The Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) is available to eligible Federal and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees, annuitants, survivor annuitants, and compensationers. FEDVIP eligibility has also expanded to include certain retired uniformed service members, active duty family members and survivors.

    FEDVIP vision plans provide comprehensive vision coverage, including routine eye exams and vision correction without a referral. Plans also include low vision exams; eyeglass frames and lenses, or contact lenses instead of glasses, at many eye doctor offices or optical retail stores. In addition, there are lens options such as shatter-resistant polycarbonate, scratch-resistant, anti-reflective, UV coatings, and tinted and progressive lenses; and discounts on laser eye surgery.*

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  • Costs

Healthcare Benefit Advisors

812-526-1499, Ext. 62784



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