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Medical and Pharmacy

Tricare and Tricare For Life

A valuable asset is our local Tricare representative located at 587 Wescoat Court, side entrance, follow the signs, on Moffett Field (just past the chapel). Office hours are M-F, 0730-1600 (may be closed for lunch). Sat and Sun closed. The representative can assist you with initial enrollment into Tricare, provide information on the program, and assist with billing questions.

The Tricare Representative also has literature and information on Tricare For Life.

The TriWest web site is located at http://www.triwest.com/en/ At this site one can register and create a user ID and PASSWORD.

Looking for more information on Tricare and Tricare for Life? Here are some more numbers and web sites!
General Tricare Information; phone 1-888-TRIWEST (874-9378) or http://www.triwest.com/en/.
Tricare for Life: log on to www.TRICARE.osd.mil. For DEERS: www.TRICARE.osd.mil/DEERS.

The Tricare Representative also has literature and information on Tricare For Life.

 

Express Scripts!

National Mail Order Pharmacy-Tricare Mail-Order Pharmacy
For New Service and Refills;
To order from the website; use www.express-scripts.com. One needs to register on this site and get a USER ID and PASSWORD
To order by phone: Customer Service: 1- 877-363-1303. Mailing address is: Express Scripts, PO Box 52150, Phoenix, AZ 85072-9954.

VA

Here is some information on how to find and contact the nearest Veterans Administration Medical Centers.
VA Palo Alto Health Care System:
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290
(650) 493-5000, http://www.paloalto.va.gov/
VA Menlo Park Division:
795 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 614-9997, http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5195
VA Livermore Division:
4951 Arroyo Road
Livermore, CA 94550 925-373-4700 or 925-373-4700, http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5196
VA San Jose Clinic:
80 Great Oaks Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95119
(408) 363-3011, http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5073
VA Medical Center San Francisco:
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121-1598, 415-221-4810 or 877-487-2838, http://www.sanfrancisco.va.gov/
MY HEALTHeVET is a great way to contact your VA physician, get prescription refills, check on appointments, and more… If you are a VA patient, you may register at this site www.myhealth.va.gov. There is also registration assistance at the Palo Alto and San Jose facilities.

 

Government Grave Marker Request Made Easier

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has revised its application form to make requesting a VA grave marker easier. The new form, Application For Standard Government Headstone or Marker (VA Form 40-1330n the VA website at www.cem.va.gov. The application form on the website can be filled in and printed for submitting by mail or fax.