Military Spouse Healthcare

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 prior…

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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…

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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 spouses of military personnel are to use US Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) for all non-emergency medical treatment (n.b. treatment…

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Off-Base Medical Services In-Network With TRICARE

TRICARE military dependents are entitled to see a medical provider off-base (must be in-network with TRICARE) without the need for…

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Medical Care Outside of US Military Bases

There are two instances whereby you may be unable to access care at US military health facilities. If your spouse…

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Healthcare While Travelling

If you require emergency medical care when travelling within the US, you can visit any Emergency Room (ER) to obtain…

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Pregnancy

If you become pregnant during your spouse’s tour in the United States, your primary option for prenatal care and the…

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Dental Care

You will automatically be enrolled in the MOD’s dental plan, administered by an American company called Meritain Health, when you have…

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Optical Care

Often your local Military Treatment Facility (MTF) will offer free eye exams to military spouses. If the MTF is unable…

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Claims

All of your care on base/at an MTF will be funded in full by the US DoD, with one small…

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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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Last Updated: May 23, 2019 @ 9:31 am

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