Tricare (often styled TRICARE) is the insurance product owned and operated by the US Department of Defense (DoD); it covers more than 9 million beneficiaries nationwide (Box).1-3 Tricare claims data are maintained by the Military Health System Data Repository (MDR).1-5 Research is performed using administrative insurance claims prepared by the MDR.
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Schoenfeld AJ, Kaji AH, Haider AH. Practical Guide to Surgical Data Sets: Military Health System Tricare Encounter Data. JAMA Surg. 2018;153(7):679–680. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0480
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