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USBA TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Insurance Plan


If you’re currently enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select, we invite you to compare our TRICARE Reserve Select Supplemental Insurance plan to other providers.

Out-of-pocket expenses can mount up quickly when you receive medical care outside the military system. That’s why supplemental health insurance like the TRICARE Reserve Select Supplemental Plan is so important for you and your family. With this competitively priced insurance coverage, you’re better protected against the high cost of medical expenses you might face each calendar year in the event of illness.

Many people like you are concerned about getting good insurance coverage at a reasonable cost. It’s not easy to get that kind of information on your own … and it can eat up a lot of your precious time. That’s why we’re proud to offer the TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Plan for National Guard and Reservists.

So why choose this plan?

  • Competitive Monthly Premiums
  • Guaranteed Acceptance (subject to pre-existing condition limitation*)
  • 30-Day Right to Examine
  • Smokers Pay the Same Price as Non-smokers
  • Pays cost shares – after the annual TRICARE Reserve Select Plan deductible is met
  • Pays 100% of covered excess charges – after the annual TRICARE Reserve Select Plan deductible is met
  • No annual deductible for USBA’s TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Plan, however you must pay the annual deductible for your TRICARE Reserve Select Plan before the Supplement will start paying

Before you begin the application process, be sure to review the USBA TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Insurance Plan Features, Benefits Summary, FAQs and Rates.

We invite you to visit any or all of these links now. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to call one of our highly-trained TRICARE specialists at (877) 297-9235.

NOTE: Coverage may not be available in all states.

Plan Administered by: Selman & Company, based in Cleveland, Ohio, has marketed and administered life and health insurance products to members of associations and affinity groups, customers of financial institutions, and employees for over 30 years. Selman & Company is among the largest privately held firms in the nation with focus on the markets in which it serves.

Underwritten by: Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company (TPLIC), Cedar Rapids, IA, Group Policy MLTRC1000GP. Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Company (TFLIC), Harrison, NY, Group Policy TFTRC1000GP. TFLIC is authorized to conduct business in New York. TPLIC is authorized to conduct business in all other states.

Guardsmen & Reservists Announcement

To qualify for this product, you:
Must be a member of the selected reserve or the ready reserve
Can’t be eligible for or enrolled in FEHBP
Must be enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select. Click here to enroll now
Must not be enrolled in Medicare
Plan Details    
Q1. What is TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS)?
A1. TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) is a premium-based health plan that qualified National Guard and Reserve members may purchase. TRS, which requires a monthly premium, offers coverage similar to TRICARE Select and Extra.
Q2. Who qualifies for TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS)?
A2. To qualify for TRS, you must be a member of the Selected Reserve or the Ready Reserve, and you cannot be eligible for or enrolled in the FEHBP program. Once you qualify, you may purchase the plan at any time throughout the year, there are no tiers or open seasons.
Q3. How can I check to confirm if I am eligible for TRICARE Select Reserve (TRS)?
A3. Click here to determine your eligibility.
Q4. What is the TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Plan?
A4. This supplement enhances your current TRS coverage by providing reimbursement of eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses for insured members and their families.
Q5. Who is eligible for the TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Plan?
A5. All qualified members, their spouse and children, under age 21 or age 23 if a full-time student, who are eligible for TRS. The member must be covered in order to enroll Spouse or Children.
Q6. Do Retirees (Ages 60-64) Qualify for TRS and TRS Supplement?
A6. No, but they qualify for TRICARE Select and for USBA’s TRICARE Select Supplement. Click here to learn more.
Q7. Does the plan cover the service member when he/she retires?
A7. Yes. As long as you are still eligible for TRICARE Reserve Select, you’ll be eligible to apply for TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement. Once you become ineligible for TRS, you will also be ineligible for the TRS Supplement. However, we offer a supplement plan for those who become eligible for TRICARE Extra/Standard. For more information on this product, please click here.
Q8. What if I change my mind after I apply?
A8. Your satisfaction is guaranteed with TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement. Take 30 days after you receive your Certificate of Insurance to examine the coverage. Pay for it only after you determine it’s the right protection for you. If you’re not completely satisfied after the 30-day free look, return your Certificate for cancellation. You’re under no obligation.
Q9. What does the Plan pay?
  • Pays 100% covered excess charges – after the annual TRS Plan deductible is met
  • Pays cost shares – after annual TRS Plan deductible is met:
    • 15% TRICARE network provider
    • 20% TRICARE non-network provider
Q10. Does the TRS Supplement Plan have an annual deductible?
A10. No
Q11. Can I be singled out for cancellation?
A11. Your coverage will remain in force as long as the master policy remains in force, and you pay your premium. With regards to your covered spouse and children, their coverage will remain in force as long as your coverage is active, or until they no longer meet the eligibility standards.
Q12. Will the plan cover me overseas?
A12. Yes. TRICARE coverage is worldwide. If TRICARE pays for covered medical expenses overseas, the plan will pay its contractual benefit.
Q13. Can premium payments be increased? Under what conditions?
A13. The company reserves the right to change premiums on a group wide basis to maintain the financial solvency of the plan.
Q14. Is there a waiting period for pre-existing conditions?
A14. There is a 6 month waiting period for a pre-existing condition. (Pre-existing condition is waived if signed up w/in 30 days of TRS enrollment.)
Q15. I still have questions. Who should I contact?
A15. For more details please call (877) 297-9235 or click here to request a FREE, No-Obligation Information Kit to be mailed to you.

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