Effective Feb. 1, 2014, the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) monthly premium rates will change. These rate changes are regular annual increases that are part of the TDP contract. Ongoing premiums can be paid via a member’s payroll allotment/deduction.

Members who are not able to pay using this method can opt for electronic funds transfer or credit card payments. Visit www.metlife.com/tricare for information regarding payment options. The following tables list your new TDP monthly premium rates.

Active Duty
Single Premium (one family member) - $10.96
Family Premium (more than one family member) - $32.89

Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve and Individual Ready Reserve (Special Mobilization Only)
Sponsor-Only Premium - $10.96
Single Premium1 (one family member, excluding sponsor) - $27.40
Family Premium (more than one family member, excluding sponsor) - $82.23
Sponsor and Family Premium - $93.19
1. If both the sponsor and a single family member are enrolled, the premium due is the total of the sponsor-only premium and the single premium.

Individual Ready Reserve (Non-Special Mobilization)
Sponsor-Only Premium - $27.40
Single Premium1 (one family member, excluding sponsor) - $27.40
Family Premium (more than one family member, excluding sponsor) - $82.23
Sponsor and Family Premium - $109.63
1. If both the sponsor and a single family member are enrolled, the premium due is the total of the sponsor-only premium and the single premium.

Your Annual Maximum Benefit
Under the TRICARE Dental Program, there is a $1,300 annual maximum benefit per beneficiary, per plan year for non-orthodontic services. Each plan year begins May 1 and ends April 30. Payments for certain diagnostic and preventive services are not applied against the annual maximum. There is an additional $1,200 maximum for dental care necessitated by an accident.

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