Suppliers authorized to TRICARE must meet specific licensing and certification requirements and be certified by TRICARE in order to provide the supply under the TRICARE program. Behavioral technicians (certified and non-certified) can start seeing patients on their national or government certification date as long as the group has a network agreement concluded before that date. We recommend that suppliers wait 45 days after filing a roster to file claims to allow processing. Yes. Mental health care providers must meet certain qualifications to be considered TRICARE licensed. Health Net Federal Services, LLC (HNFS) welcomes the opportunity to help our customers and their families in the TRICARE West area and invites you to join our network of providers. . . .