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Nurse Advice Line

Call 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), Option 1

Talk to a registered nurse who can:

If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to the Emergency RoomThe hospital department that provides emergency services to patients who need immediate medical attention..

Do you have a sick child?

  • You can talk to nurses with specialized pediatrics training.
  • We will call you back after a few hours to check on your child.
  • If you still need an appointment, we can help.

Do you have Other Health InsuranceHealth insurance you have in addition to TRICARE, such as Medicare or an employer-sponsored health insurance. TRICARE supplements don’t qualify as "other health insurance."?

You can call us for help. But if you need to see a doctor, remember:

  • You must follow the rules of your other health insurance plan first.
  • Your other health insurance is the primary payer.
  • If we help you find a doctor, make sure they're in your other plan’s network or your care may not be covered.

Last Updated 9/22/2015

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