Published October 09, 2012
TRICARE Registration and Enrollment
Keesler Air Force Base is in the TRICARE SOUTH region. If moving from another installation, it is recommended that beneficiaries move their enrollment within 30 days of arriving at Keesler. All TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who want to be seen at the 81st Medical Group must register in Keesler CHCS (the hospital computer system). All active-duty members assigned to Keesler must enroll in TRICARE Prime at Keesler. Eligible family members may enroll in TRICARE Prime (enrollment required) or choose to use TRICARE Standard and Extra (no enrollment required).
Registration - All beneficiaries
To register in CHCS 81st Medical Systems, report to: Keesler Hospital, Beneficiary Services group floor of the medical facility. Phone: 376-4742/4743. (DSN: 591)
Open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday
Enrollment - Active Duty assigned to KAFB and eligible family members Enroll by contacting TRICARE Enrollment at 1-800-444-5445, Humana Military. All other beneficiaries, including retirees: must follow the same rules.
Questions and Concerns, feel free to contact Phone: 376-3101/4728.
(Note to retirees: Retirees and their dependents who are new to the TRICARE South Region can move their enrollment, locate a primary care manager and pay any required annual enrollment fees at the TRICARE Service Center.)
Questions, TRICARE Billing and Claims Processing
Health Benefits Advisors
Room GH027 or GH028 Keesler Hospital
Phone: 376-4010 /376-4737/376-4752 (DSN: 591) Open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday. The health benefits advisors can assist you with any TRICARE question, TRICARE billing and claims processing.
TRICARE Phone Number 1-800-444-5445. For TRICARE-related questions, please feel free to also contact the Keesler Health Benefits Advisors at: 376-4752 /-4737 (DSN: 591) or the TRICARE Office at 376-3101/-4728 (DSN: 591).