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What are some benefits available through Humana Military Healthcare?

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Beneficiaries of the Humana Military Healthcare get benefits such as temporary transitional health coverage and civilian health care, according to Humana Military. Additionally, the program provides financial assistance to active-duty servicemen's family members with certain disabilities and assists recovering warriors in connecting with relevant health care systems.

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Humana Military offers health coverage to members during the transition period from military health benefits to a civilian health plan. The transitional Continued Health Care Benefit Program lasts for 18 to 36 months after TRICARE eligibility ends, notes the Humana Military website. Eligible beneficiaries for the program include service members, some former unmarried spouses and children whose age limits them from obtaining military coverage. Beneficiaries must purchase the CHCBP within a period of 60 days after the loss of TRICARE eligibility.

Active-duty members whose assignment is within 50 miles of a military clinic or hospital may get health benefits through the Supplemental Health Care Program. The program also applies to officers referred for civilian health care while the military hospital retains responsibility for the patient. The SHCP exempts active-duty service members from paying annual deductibles, cost shares and copayments, says the Humana Military website. When the military Service-Point-of-Contact authorizes civilian care, it acts as a liaison between the involved health care members and the active-duty service member.

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