Bread Crumbs

My Plan Is: TRICARE Prime Overseas/TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas, TRICARE Young Adult-Prime (Overseas)

Are you enrolled in TRICARE Prime Overseas, TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas, or TRICARE Young Adult-Prime (overseas)? If so, follow the guidelines below for getting care when you travel.

Routine Care When Traveling

  • You should get all your routine care before traveling. It isn't usually authorized.
  • But, if you need routine care:
    • You must contact your primary care manager (PCM) first.
    • Call International SOS at 1-877-451-8659 before getting care or making payments. 

Traveling in the United States

  1. You have priority access to military hospitals and clinics.
  2. If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
    • If admitted, call International SOS at 1-877-451-8659.
  3. If you need urgent care, try to get care at a military hospital or clinic.
    • If you can't, you must get a referral from your PCM.
    • Call International SOS at 1-877-451-8659 before getting care or making payments

Traveling in another Overseas Area

  1. If you have an emergency, go to the nearest emergency care facility.
    • Before you leave, contact International SOS Medical Assistance.
      • Eurasia-Africa: +44-20-8762-8133
      • Latin America & Canada: 1-215-942-8320
      • Pacific (Sydney): +65-6338-9277
      • Pacific (Singapore): +61-2-9273-2760
    • If admitted, International SOS will: 
      • Coordinate with the facility for payment
      • Determine whether you should be transferred to another facility
      • Coordinate emergency transport, if needed.
  2. If you need urgent care, find an overseas provider. 

Need Prescriptions When Traveling?

You should get your prescriptions filled before you travel. But, if you need a prescription filled while traveling you can:

  • Go to a military pharmacy if one is nearby. You should call them first to see if they stock your prescription.
  • Find the closest network pharmacy, which are available in the U.S. and U.S. Territories.
  • Use home delivery if you're taking a long vacation. You can arrange for any regular prescriptions to be filled via home delivery.

Learn more about your options for filling prescriptions.

Last Updated 11/16/2015