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Health Insurance

Health insurance is a way to split medical costs with an insurance company by purchasing a plan where the company agrees to pay some of your medical expenses. Different health insurance plans can have a variety of costs and benefits, and in many states, these can be compared in a health insurance marketplace. These resources can help you find, compare, and evaluate different health insurance options for yourself and your family.

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TRICARE

TRICARE services are organized into three levels of care: TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Standard, and TRICARE Extra. Each service level is chosen by the beneficiary based upon geographic location and availability of service providers. To help you determine what options you are eligible for use the Plan Finder.

Resources compiled by Beverly Murphy, Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives, Duke University.

Last reviewed: May 14, 2015

July 21, 2015 - 8:07am