TRICARE requires that all claims must be received by the TRICARE West Region claims processor, Wisconsin Physicians Services (WPS), within timely filing requirements. Claims must be submitted:
- Within one year from the date the services were provided.
- Inpatient facility charges must be received within one year from the date of discharge.
- Professional services billed by the facility must be received within one year from the date the services were rendered.
Please submit any outstanding TRICARE claims prior to the one-year deadline. Claims will only be processed according to the timely filing guidelines as defined by the TRICARE Operations Manual Chapter 8, Section 3. For more information, please refer to the TRICARE Operations Manual at http://manuals.tricare.osd.mil/.