Hi everyone, this is my husbands first deployment and also our first baby. We were so focused on trying to get the baby to come out before he left that we didn't get organized and prepare things for when he'd be gone.. Completely our fault and we both take full responsibility but now we were stuck with some insurance problems. I am tricare prime and had my baby and everything went smooth. Then my husband deployed... And he never signed the form to allow me to get our son in deers, and nor did he give me power of attorney before he left.
Anyways I moved back with my family and the area I'm in does not have any near places that accept tricare prime, so I need I switch to standard.
My husband is working on getting me the poa so I can get our son into deers and on tricare standard before his two week wellness visit, but its coming up so soon I don't think it will get done in time.
My question is, if I call tricare and switch myself to standard, will my son still be covered for the 60 days, an be under standard too. I know he is still covered as of right now under prime, but its useless in the area we are in.
And also if it were to come down to it and his checkup came and he wasn't covered under any insurance, how much would just his two week checkup cost? He already had his first hep. shot in the nursery.