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Book Appointments

How you book appointments depends on which health plan you're using.

  • The basic steps for each plan are listed below.
  • For more specific information, answer three questions for your plan's info (at the top of the page).
If You're Using ... Then You Will ...

TRICARE Prime PlansIncludes TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Prime Remote, TRICARE Prime Overseas, TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas and TRICARE Young Adult-Prime.

Call your primary care manager (PCM) to book an appointment.

  • Your PCM will give you referrals for specialty care.
  • If you see a specialist without a referral, you're using the point-of-service option.

Is your PCM at a military hospital or clinic? You can book some appointments online when you register on the TOL Secure Web Portal.

TRICARE Standard PlansIncludes TRICARE Standard and Extra, TRICARE Standard Overseas and TRICARE Young Adult-Standard.

Book an appointment with any TRICARE-authorized provider.

You can get care at military hosptial or clinics on a space-available basis.

TRICARE Reserve Select or TRICARE Retired Reserve

Book an appointment with any TRICARE-authorized provider.

You can get care at military hosptial or clinics on a space-available basis.

TRICARE For Life

Book an appointment with any TRICARE-authorized provider.

You can get care at military hosptial or clinics on a space-available basis.

US Family Health Plan

All care is coordinated through your designated provider.

You won't get care at military hosptial or clinics or other TRICARE-authorized providers.

Not sure if you need an appointment?

Call the Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-TRICARE (Option 1) and speak to a registered nurse day or night. Ask questions, get health care advice or find out if you should get care.

Using Other Health Insurance with TRICARE

TRICARE pays second after most other health insurance plans such as an employer-sponsored health plan. >>Learn More

Last Updated 2/26/2015