A financial year determined for calculating financial statements. The FY for TRICARE benefits begins on October 1st and continues through September 30th of the following year.
A permanent identification number assigned to foreign military members by the appropriate national embassy. The number resembles a Social Security number and most often starts with six or nine.
A list of generic and brand name prescription drugs currently covered by TRICARE. See pharmacy costs for more information.
Fraud is when a provider or beneficiary does something with the intent to get payment for services he or she did not perform or receive, such as submitting a false claim.
Abuse is the improper or excessive use of program benefits, resources or services by providers or beneficiaries.