Active Duty Healthcare

Registration on Arrival

Upon arrival in the USA you must go to your nearest military personnel office as soon as possible to get…

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Urgent Care Centers

Urgent Care Centers are civilian clinics that treat patients who have an injury or illness that requires immediate care, but…

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Emergency Room Visits

As an individual it is up to you to decide what constitutes an emergency. ​You do not need to seek permission or…

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Inpatient Care

Any inpatient procedures that are done on base/at a Military Treatment Facility (MTF) are covered by the US DoD. Inpatient care…

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Military Treatment Facilities

Details of ​​​Military Treatment Facilities in Washington,​​ DC; Las Vegas, Nevada; Norfolk, Virginia; Patuxent River, Maryland; Eglin AFB, Florida; and

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Appointments & Referrals

All active duty personnel are to use US Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) for all non-emergency medical treatment (n.b. treatment at…

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Medical Care Outside of US Military Bases

In some instances, active duty personnel will be posted to locations in the United States that do not have access…

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Dental Care

Active duty personnel must use a military Dental Treatment Facility (DTF) for all routine dental treatment. DTFs are usually located…

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Optical Care

​Active duty personnel must have all optical exams conducted on base/at a Military Treatment Facility (MTF). The cost of the…

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Healthcare While Travelling In The US

If you require emergency medical care when travelling within the US (either on duty or for pleasure), you can visit…

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Military Personnel Living In Remote Locations

In some instances, military personnel will be posted to locations in the United States that do not have access to…

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Claims

The US DoD should meet all medical costs for active duty personnel; therefore you should not routinely have any claims…

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Prescriptions

​All prescriptions must be filled at the pharmacy on base/at a Military Treatment Facility (MTF). They will be free of…

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Contacting Tricare

If you have received authorisation from the Healthcare and Education Department at the Embassy for an off base civilian care…

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Healthcare While Travelling On Duty Outside The US

If you are going outside the US for official work, TRICARE/Meritain will not cover your healthcare needs. You must seek…

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Last Updated: May 23, 2019 @ 9:25 am

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