Providing health support for the full range of military operations
With the 24-Hour Nurse Line, you can speak to a registered nurse about a variety of health issues —
whenever you need to. Plus:
You can call as many times as
you need — at no extra cost
Your covered family members
can use it too
TRICARE is the healthcare program for uniformed service members, retirees, and their families around the world. TRICARE provides comprehensive coverage to all beneficiaries, including health plans, special programs, prescriptions, and dental plans.
TRICARE Young Adult is a plan that qualified adult children can purchase after eligibility for “regular” TRICARE coverage ends at age 21. It is an option for unmarried, young adults OR adult children of uniformed service members or retirees who have “aged out” of regular TRICARE coverage. The plan provides comprehensive medical and pharmacy benefits.
Tricare Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice line in the United States is 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), option 1. It is available 24/7 by phone, web chat, and video chat. Tricare is a healthcare program for uniformed service members, retirees, and their families worldwide. It provides comprehensive coverage to all beneficiaries, including health plans, special programs, prescriptions, and dental plans. Most of their health plans meet the requirements for minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The Defense Health Agency manages it under the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) leadership.
The US Family Health Plan is an additional TRICARE Prime option available through networks of community-based, not-for-profit healthcare systems in six areas of the United States. You'll get all care (including prescription drug coverage) from a primary care provider. You care provider will assist you in getting appointments with specialists in the area and coordinate your care.