47th Medical Group - Laughlin AFB

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561 Liberty Dr
Laughlin AFB, TX 78843
1 (830) 298-6246

 


About

The primary mission of the 47th Medical Group at Laughlin Air Force Base is to support the 47th Flying Training Wing medical, dental and aeromedical needs in support of Laughlin’s Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training mission. The medical group is responsible for the health care of over 3,300 Department of Defense beneficiaries and also has a mission of ensuring medical readiness for wartime and other worldwide contingencies. Today, the 47th Medical Group is comprised of two squadrons with 165 personnel.

The 47th Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS) provides services in Family Health, Public Health, Pediatrics, Immunizations, Flight Medicine, Aerospace Physiology, Optometry, Health and Wellness, Dental, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Radiology, and Mental Health. The 47th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) provides Laboratory, Pharmacy, TRICARE and Patient Administration Services, in addition to Resource Management, Information Systems, Logistics, and Medical Readiness.

The 47th Medical Group has been recognized for its quality over the years, to include the 2014 Air Force Medical Service Small Dental Clinic of the Year, and winner of the 2014 Air Force Medical Service Customer Service Award contest. More recently, in 2016, its “Text-Me-Now” patient outreach program was recognized as the best in the Air Force and was briefed by the Air Force Surgeon General to Congress. It also received accreditation by The Joint Commission, recognition by The Joint Commission as a Primary Care Medical Home, and was recognized by the Air Force Medical Service for “Superior Performance, Access to Care – 2016”.


Quick Reference

Frequently called numbers
Appointments: (830) 298-6333
Clinic Pharmacy: (830) 298-6451
Refill Line: (877) 252-4523

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


Medical Care

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.

Home TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil

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.

New to TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil/Plans/New

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

TRICARE Online:
https://www.tricareonline.com/

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

TRICARE For Life:
https://www.tricare.mil/tfl
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:
https://www.tricare.mil/pharmacy

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:
https://www.tricare.mil/bcacdcao/

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:
https://www.tricare.mil/deers

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.

Name Level Name Phone
Pharmacy 47th Medical Group – Laughlin AFB 1 (830) 298-6451
Appointments Dental 1 (830) 298-6531
Emergency After Hours Dental 1 (830) 298-5167
Special Needs Coordinator Exceptional Family Member Program 1 (830) 298-6525
Line 1 Family Health 1 (830) 298-6470
Line 2 Family Health 1 (830) 298-6471
Appointments Family Health 1 (830) 298-6333
Val Verde Regional Medical Center Family Health 1 (830) 775-8566
Val Verde Health Clinic Family Health 1 (830) 775-7555
Main Phone Flight Medicine 1 (830) 298-6345
Appointments Flight Medicine 1 (830) 298-6542
Appointments Flight Medicine 1 (830) 298-6841
Aerospace and Operational Physiology Flight Medicine 1 (830) 298-6444
Aerospace and Operational Physiology - On Call Flight Medicine 1 (830) 298-4843
Line 1 Health Promotions 1 (830) 298-6464
Line 2 Health Promotions 1 (830) 298-6315
Bioenvironmental Engineering Healthcare Services 1 (830) 298-6859
Immunizations Healthcare Services 1 (830) 298-6469
Mental Health Healthcare Services 1 (830) 298-6422
Public Health Healthcare Services 1 (830) 298-6380
Radiology Healthcare Services 1 (830) 298-6432
Referral Management Center Healthcare Services 1 (830) 298-6396
Line 1 Laboratory 1 (830) 298-6420
Line 2 Laboratory 1 (830) 298-6481
Clinic Optometry 1 (830) 298-6429
Appointments Optometry 1 (830) 298-6333
Line 1 Pediatrics 1 (830) 298-6292
Line 2 Pediatrics 1 (830) 298-6595
Line 1 Pharmacy 1 (830) 298-6451
Line 2 Pharmacy 1 (830) 298-6453
Line 3 Pharmacy 1 (830) 298-6234