47th Medical Group - Laughlin AFB
Laughlin AFB, TX 78843 (830) 298-6246
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”.
Frequently called numbers
Appointments: (830) 298-6333
Clinic Pharmacy: (830) 298-6451
Refill Line: (877) 252-4523
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.
New to TRICARE:
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
TRICARE For Life:
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:
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.
|Pharmacy||47th Medical Group – Laughlin AFB||
|Emergency After Hours||Dental||
|Special Needs Coordinator||Exceptional Family Member Program||
|Line 1||Family Health||
|Line 2||Family Health||
|Val Verde Regional Medical Center||Family Health||
|Val Verde Health Clinic||Family Health||
|Main Phone||Flight Medicine||
|Aerospace and Operational Physiology||Flight Medicine||
|Aerospace and Operational Physiology - On Call||Flight Medicine||
|Line 1||Health Promotions||
|Line 2||Health Promotions||
|Bioenvironmental Engineering||Healthcare Services||
|Mental Health||Healthcare Services||
|Public Health||Healthcare Services||
|Referral Management Center||Healthcare Services||