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United States Air Force
Department at Deborah
200 Trenton Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
Health care services provided by the Department of Defense are available to you and your family at your installation. We know that finding the right health care is important, especially in special circumstances such as emergency or during recent move. Here, you’ll find information and options about the services you have regarding healthcare.
There is no inpatient Medical Treatment Facility here or in the general area. Naval Health Clinic Lakehurst has an Active Duty outpatient clinic on base. It is now open for enrollment of the following Tri-Care eligible beneficiaries:
Active duty family members age 4 to 65.
Retirees and retiree family members age 18 to 65.For all personnel checking into our base, please stop by or call the Health Benefits Advisor (HBA) at the Branch Health Clinic. The HBA has the enrollment forms required for TRICARE Prime. All Active Duty personnel are now on TRICARE Prime and must complete an enrollment/change form.
Beneficiaries may enroll at the clinic in Bldg 39, by calling the clinic at 732-323-7098, or by calling 1-877-TRICARE (1-877-874-2273). If calling the TRICARE number, be sure to ask for a Primary Care Manager (PCM) Change and request "BHC Lakehurst" as your choice.
Mills Dental Clinic at Army Support Activity Dix is utilized primarily to ready deploying Soldiers during mobilization exercises and support integrated Army Reserve and National Guard active duty Soldiers during their training period. Additionally the Mills staff provides quality dental care to Active Duty Service Soldiers permanently stationed in the area.
The Dental clinic will treat Active Duty personnel in the area of General Dentistry such as filling and pulling teeth. If any dental specialty is required, the member will be referred to nearest military specialized dental treatment facility.
Family members must be enrolled in the Family Member Dental Program. The Health Benefits Advisor maintains a list of dentists who participate in the TRICARE Active Duty Family Member Dental Plan. Please contact the HBA at the Branch Health Clinic.
The 87th Medical Group Ambulatory Health Care Clinic (AHCC) is located behind the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Exchange complex and provides outpatient care.
Emergency services are not available through the 87th Medical Group Ambulatory Health Care Center. AHCC does provide ambulance service to Dix. If you have a bonafide medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest civilian emergency room. The nearest Emergency Department for the McGuire and Dix residents is located at the Deborah Hospital, 200 Trenton Road, Browns Mill, NJ 08015.
The 87th Medical Group Ambulatory Care Clinic conducts medical evaluations for overseas clearances and screening for Exceptional Family Member Program enrollment.
Health Benefits Advisory Office
TRICARE benefits have recently undergone significant changes, including new healthcare options. For current information on TRICARE options and enrollment for active duty, retirees, and family members, please contact the Health Benefits Advisory Office at 609-754-9082/83, or 888-223-2448. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am until 4:30 pm. The office is closed the first Thursday of the month at 12 noon for training.
AHCC has joined Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County in an agreement to provide inpatient military health care in a civilian hospital. Dependents will receive inpatient care at Virtua Memorial Hospital through Virtua or military physicians. All costs for active-duty military members will be covered by the military. There is no charge for inpatient care for family members of active duty military. Please check with the Health Benefits Advisory Office at the AHCC for current information.
This new agreement allows military members and beneficiaries to have access to a first-class modern facility and the support services that a large, comprehensive hospital can provide.
Virtua Memorial Hospital is a 305-bed community hospital with complete intensive care and cardiac care units. It is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of 27 specially designated cancer institute in the country. This affiliation allows military patients to have access to the latest in cancer research, prevention and treatment.
Virtua Memorial Hospital has a new Maternity Unit for use by AHCC beneficiaries. Virtua Memorial Hospital is located in Mount Holly, which is about a twenty-minute drive from Army Support Activity Dix.
VA Marshall Hall Clinic
The VA Marshall Hall provides basic medical treatment for established VA patients. Round-trip shuttle service to/from Philadelphia VA Medical Center leaves the Marshall Hall Clinic at 7:15 am.
Mills Dental Clinic at Army Support Activity Dix is utilized primarily to ready deploying Soldiers during mobilization exercises and support integrated Army Reserve and National Guard active duty Soldiers during their training period. Additionally, the Mills staff provides quality dental care to Active Duty Service Soldiers permanently stationed in the area.
Installation Specific Information
Medical Care - Lakehurst
The Dental clinic will treat Active Duty personnel in the area of General Dentistry such as filling and pulling teeth. If any dental specialty is required, the member will be referred to the nearest military specialized dental treatment facility.
When you move, TRICARE moves with you. No matter where you go in the world, TRICARE is there before, during and when you get to your next duty station.
There are steps you need to take to make sure changes to your TRICARE coverage go smoothly. Understand that when you move, you may have to use a different TRICARE option. Visit Moving to learn more.
Before you move, you should take care of any routine medical needs, including immunizations, and fill your prescriptions so you have enough while traveling. If you need care during your move, visit Getting Care When Traveling to learn what to do.
Filling prescriptions while traveling
You should refill prescriptions before traveling. But if you run out of a prescription drug while traveling, visit Filling Prescriptions When Traveling.
Getting dental care while traveling
Getting dental care while traveling depends on your location and whether you are a service member or family member.
With permanent change of station orders, ask for a copy of your medical and dental records from your military treatment facility and the dental treatment facility. Do this at least one month before your PCS date. The MTF should also transfer a copy of your record and any family records to your new duty station or you may be able to hand carry them to your new duty station.
If you want someone else to be able to get medical or dental information on you or your family while you are moving, you need to complete a DD Form 2870, "Authorization for Disclosure of Medical or Dental Information."
For more information on getting copies of medical records, visit Request Copies of Medical Records.