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Information for Patients: About TRICARE

TRICARE is the health care program for almost 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide—including active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors, certain former spouses and others registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). To learn more about TRICARE:   

Your TRICARE health plan offers:

Visit the TRICARE Newsroom to see the latest news and updates about your TRICARE benefit today!

Looking for your Military Hospital or Clinic?

If you get care at a military hospital or clinic, your individual hospital or clinic website is your best source for information about your health care. Not sure which one is yours?

Have you heard about MHS GENESIS?

MHS GENESIS is the Military Health System's new electronic health record and is replacing TRICARE Online across the U.S. and overseas. When fully deployed, MHS GENESIS will provide a single health record for service members, veterans, and their families.

MHS GENESIS Patient Portal

Visit the MHS GENESIS Patient PortalThe MHS GENESIS Patient Portal is a secure website for 24/7 access to your health information, including managing appointments and exchanging messages with your care team. The new patient portal is launching at sites as MHS GENESIS deploys, replacing the TRICARE Online Secure Patient Portal. 

To access the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal:

  • Go to the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal
  • Beneficiaries can log in using their DS Logon
  • Premium Access (Level 2) is required to view the health record
  • There is no additional fee for Premium Access

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