TRICARE West for Providers

Five Things to Know

  1. View the 2019 TRICARE Provider Handbook and updated quick reference charts. The handbook is updated annually and contains important information about TRICARE contract requirements. 

  2. It's easy to verify eligibility for your TRICARE patients. Log in to use our Patient Eligibility & Deductible tool. 

  3. Questions about which Prime beneficiaries are enrolled to your practice? Log in to view PCM enrollee rosters using our secure PCM Enrollee Roster tool. 

  4. Learn to easily submit referral and authorization requests: We have live webinars, a video tutorial and printable user guides. Don't forget: Use our Prior Authorization, Referral and Benefit Tool to first verify requirements.  

  5. Check credentialing status online. If you asked to join our network, check credentialing status using the individual (Type 1) or facility/ancillary (Type 2) National Provider Identifier (NPI). Credentialing may take 60–90 days.