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In response to COVID-19 , the annual maximum for TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) enrollees was raised. TDP enrollees now have an additional $300 of coverage for their dental care this contract year. The contract year runs from May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021. It’s the latest of recent TRICARE changes introduced to improve your access to care during the national emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a crucial increase that will help so many people,” said COL Christensen Hsu, chief of the TRICARE Dental Care Section at the Defense Health Agency. “We understand the financial impact COVID-19’s had on military families. With patients starting to resume their dental appointments, this move comes at the right time.” If you’re enrolled in TDP, here’s what you need to know about the change: Your annual maximum increased from $1,500 to $1,800. This increase is in effect for this contract year (May 1, 2020–April 30, 2021). It applies to enrollees in the TDP CONUS and OCONUS servic