Health & Safety

April 27, 2012

Six ways to manage your healthcare ‘on the go’

by Brian P. Smith
TriWest Healthcare Alliance

You can manage your family’s health care without being parked in front of your computer all day.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance has the mobile tools that let you get to your information whenever and wherever you need. You have your phone with you – why not put it to work? Start at TriWest.com/GoMobile and you can:

1. Find a provider, military clinic or urgent care facility near you.

The complete TRICARE West Region network provider directory was combined with the military clinic finder and optimized for your phone or tablet. It can use your location to find the closest local TRICARE network providers. You can also search by location, name and specialty.

2. View specialty care referrals and authorizations and claims status.

Formatted to fit your phone, TriWest’s mobile site (m.TriWest.com) lets you log into your secure TriWest.com account to view your specialty care referrals, authorizations and your medical claims.

3. Register for a secure TriWest.com account.

If you haven’t registered to get access to your health care information, register online from your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

4. Access preventive care and wellness tips for you and your family

TRICARE covers recommended clinical preventive services and TriWest wants to help you keep your family healthy. Learn more about your TRICARE benefit and pick up some healthy living tips on the TriWest app for Android and iOs.




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