TRICARE Service Center Closure
By , 61st Medical Squadron
/ Published February 14, 2014
LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. --
Walk-in service at the TRICARE Service Center, currently located in building 272 on base, will no longer be available as of April 1, 2014.
This change does not affect any TRICARE benefits or health care services, nor Centers in all overseas areas because those are unique.
Instead, same services are offered online or over the phone. Use TRICARE's Convenient Self-Service today at http://www.tricare.mil
. Visit the "I want to..." section on the site to:
· Enroll in or Purchase a Plan
· File or Check a Claim
· View Referrals and Prior Authorizations
· Find a Doctor
· Change your Primary Care Manager
· See What's Covered
· Compare Plans
· Manage Prescriptions
You can also get enrollment assistance and answers to questions from United Healthcare Military & Veterans by calling (877) 988-9378 or visit the website at www.uhcmilitarywest.com
The 61st Medical Squadron will have a self-service area available in the Business Operations Office for you to contact the United Healthcare Military & Veterans call center. However, please be aware that the Business Operations Office is not a replacement for the TSC and will not be able to assist with TSC specific services.
As a reminder, update your e-mail and mailing addresses in DEERS and view eligibility, enrollment information, enrollment cards, and important correspondence about your benefits by visiting website http://milconnect.dmdc.mil
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the 61 MDS Business Operations Office at (310) 653-6866.