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Clinic 61 MDS
483 N. Aviation Boulevard
El Segundo, CA 90245-2808
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Health care services provided by the Defense Department 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.
Medical care for Los Angeles AFB members is provided by the 61st Medical Group (Building 210). A satellite clinic is located at the Fort MacArthur military housing area. Emergency medical care is not available at either clinic. Appointments or information, call 310-653-2873.
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 TRICARE 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 TRICARE 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 TRICARE 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 TRICARE Request Copies of Medical Records.
The primary mission of the Los Angeles Air Force Base clinic, the 61st Medical Group, is to deliver efficient, high quality patient-centered health care that enhances joint mission readiness and customer satisfaction.
Upon reporting to their new duty station, active duty personnel must empanel to the Los Angeles AFB clinic by calling Health Net Federal Services at 844-866-9378. Family members will also need to empanel to the clinic or to a network facility depending on their health plan by calling Health Net Federal Services.
Los Angeles AFB operates two clinics. The main base clinic is located at Los Angeles AFB in El Segundo, and the Fort MacArthur clinic is located on the military housing installation in San Pedro. These clinics handle routine adult and pediatric care. Other services available to active duty service members at the El Segundo clinic include the following: Optometry, Mental Health, Physical Therapy, and Dental. Ancillary services available to all eligible TRICARE beneficiaries include pharmacy, immunizations, laboratory, and radiology.
The Los Angeles AFB main clinic and the Fort MacArthur satellite clinics are open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The clinic is closed the first Thursday of every month for training and is closed all holidays, Air Force Space Command family days and other base-wide days, as advertised. The appointment line at Los Angeles AFB is available 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 310-653-2873 or go online at patientportal.mhsgenesis.health.mil to schedule an appointment.
For after-hours urgent medical needs, the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line is available 24/7 by phone, web chat and video chat. Visit MHSNurseAdviceLine.com for web chat and video chat, or dial 800-874-2273, option 1 to speak with a registered nurse.
The clinics are ambulatory care facilities and do not have emergency rooms. Anyone regardless of the health care coverage in which they participate should seek treatment at the nearest emergency room or call 911 if care is needed to safeguard life, limb or eyesight.
Los Angeles AFB dental clinic is available to active-duty members only. Family members are encouraged to enroll with United Concordia by calling 844-653-4061.
Clinic hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Dental Clinic is closed the first Thursday of every month for training and is closed all holidays, SpOC family days and other base-wide days, as advertised. To schedule a dental appointment, please call 310-653-6844.
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