Cmdr. Paul Fawcett from Coast Guard’s Health, Safety, and Work-Life (HSWL) Center conducted a Twitter Q&A session about medical and dental benefits Wednesday.
Several topics held the majority of the questions, such as the new urgent care pilot program, how to receive care while traveling or during a PCS move, and prenatal care – just to name a few.
Click on each link below to view the video answer for that specific question!
- Intro for Twitter Q&A Session
- What is the Urgent Care Pilot Program?
- When does the Urgent Care Pilot Program start?
- What do you do if you have used your two urgent care visits, but need to go again?
- Are active duty members on TRICARE Prime able to use urgent care as Emergency Room alternatives?
- How do I find an urgent care provider that is in the TRICARE network?
- What do I do if I need to seek medical care while en route PCS?
- How do I find a network provider after I move?
- What do I do if I am traveling overseas and need medical care?
- How do I enroll my dependents for dental benefits?
- Can you give us an update on the pharmacies?
- Does TRICARE cover prenatal care?
- What about newborn care and benefits?
- Need more assistance?
If you were not able to ask a question or have other questions that were not answered in the videos above, contact HSWL by phone at 1-800-9-HBA-HBA or by email at CGHBA@uscg.mil.
Also, our blog series called TRICARE and You is published on All Hands every Monday. Make sure to check back for continuous information about Coast Guard medical and dental benefits, or read previous posts by typing “TRICARE and You” into the search bar in the upper right corner of this page.