Boise VA Medical Center

500 Fort Street
Boise, ID 83702
1 (208) 422-1000


Boise VAMC’s primary service area has a radius of approximately 160 miles with an estimated veteran population of 100,000. The Boise VAMC, within VISN 20, provides highly sophisticated primary, secondary, and specialty care to roughly 28,000 veterans each year. The Boise VA Medical Center delivers care in its main facility in Boise, Idaho and also operates Outpatient Clinics in Twin Falls, Caldwell, Mountain Home and Salmon, Idaho; as well as in Burns, Oregon.

Medical Care

Tricare Numbers
Nurse Advice Hotline TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1
Primary Care Appointments: (800) 600-9332
TRICARE for Life: (866) 773-0404

Tricare partners with United Healthcare Military & Veterans as its regional contractor in the Western United States to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.


Tricare Home Page allows access to Enroll in or Purchase a Plan, File or Check a Claim, View Referrals, Find a Health Care Provider, Change Your Primary Care Manager, Compare Plans, Manage Prescriptions and much more.

Nurse Advice Line TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1.

The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can: Answer your urgent care questions.


Learn more about TRICARE- Watch an overview video & take free public TRICARE courses online.


You can make Primary Care appointments, check lab results and even order your pharmacy refills using TOL, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contact: (800) 600-9332

Contact- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE for Life is your Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B. TRICARE for Life beneficiaries can receive care at military hospitals and clinics, but only on a space-available basis.

TRICARE Pharmacy Program:

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program provides the prescription drugs you need, when you need them, in a safe, easy, and affordable way.

Customer Service Community Directory:

The directory helps you connect with a Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC), Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO), or other member of the customer service community. If you have questions or issues specific to a single clinic or hospital, contact someone listed for that facility.

You may contact any customer service community representative for general TRICARE issues.

Must be registered in the DEERS program to be eligible for TRICARE
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System:

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

NameLevel NamePhone
Line 1 Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Line 2 Boise VA Medical Center 1 (866) 437-5093
Chronic Pain Management Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Extended Care & Rehabilitation Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
LGBT Veterans Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000 ext: 7047
Medical Foster Home Program Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 780-6256
Mental Health Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Non-VA Care Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Patient Advisory Council Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000 ext: 7047
Pharmacy Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Primary Care Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Research Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Social Work Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1000
Specialty Care Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1001
Surgery Boise VA Medical Center 1 (208) 422-1002