TriCare - VA North Texas Health Care System
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TriCare

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What facilities offers TriCare and TriCare Extra?

  • Dallas VA Medical Center
  • Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic
  • Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center (Bonham)

Who is eligible to receive care using TriCare?

  • Dependents of active duty and retired military personnel age 16 and above with a valid military ID
  • Retired military personnel
  • Patients eligible for TriCare for Life can receive medical services, but significant cost shares and deductibles apply.

How do I sign up as a TriCare patient at VA North Texas Health Care System?

  • Contact the VA/TriCare Eligibility and Health Care Benefits Coordinator at 214-857-0436. 

What services are provided?

  • Medical/surgical inpatient and outpatient services (excluding obstetrics and pediatrics)
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Mental health and behavioral services (excluding adolescent psychiatry)

What will the service cost?

  • Cost vary depending on the coverage you choose. Contact Humana at 800-444-5445.

How are prescriptions filled under TriCare?

  • You will be provided with a prescription by a VA physician or authorized provider.
  • Written prescriptions can be filled at a local TriCare network retail pharmacy of your choice or a TriCare mail order pharmacy.

How can I find a TriCare retail pharmacy near my home?

How do I arrange for care?

  • For routine, non-emergency care, schedule appointments by calling your assigned primary care clinic.
  • After-hours services can be coordinated through the Dallas VA Medical Center Emergency Department.

Who should I contact for more information?

For general information about TriCare, visit Humana Military or Tricare Beneficiaries.

Contact Info

Location

  • Dallas VAMC
    Clinical Addition
    1st Floor, Rm 1B-205

Contact Number(s)

  • 214-857-0436

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.