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FIGURE 3-2 TRICARE organization of services.

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FIGURE 3-3 The uniformed services.

and are required to utilize military treatment facilities when those facilities are available. If ADSMs want to utilize a civilian provider outside of the TRICARE system, they must obtain specific permission to do so, even if they have private health insurance (such as from a working spouse) or are willing to pay the costs out of pocket. It is viewed as a readiness issue, and also relates to the Command’s “need to know.”



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