If I'm traveling while on transitional leave, how can I get approval for care, either for me or my family?


Call TRICARE's Nurse Advice Line (NAL) at 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), option 1 for a referral to the nearest emergency department or urgent care clinic. Pre-approval is important to avoid future billing statements The NAL is manned by a team of registered nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The nurses cananswer questions about a variety of acute health care concerns and will help you decide the best course of action.

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