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Health Clinics

Branch Health Clinic Yuma

Welcome and thank you for choosing the Navy Branch Health Clinic as your Patient & Family Centered Medical Home. We are committed to provide the very best care in a modern, friendly, professional and empathic environment, recognizing the dignity of every person. Clinical services for eligible beneficiaries include but are not limited to Primary Care, Mental Health, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Laboratory, Preventive Health, Pharmacy, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene

A full description of all of our clinical services can be found by clicking this link: BHC Yuma Guide to Services
 
Primary Patient-Centered Care: Appointments with your Primary Care Provider (PCM) can be made by calling 928-269-2700 or scheduled on line www.tricareonline.com. Tricare Online can also be used to view laboratory results and request medication refills. If you do not already have a Tricare Online account, simply go to the website, click on "Register Now" and then select the "Blue Button." Enrolled patients may also be seen by our new Integrated Behavioral Health Provider (Psychologist) for a variety of behavioral, chronic disease or lifestyle modification concerns. Appointments with a Nutritionist or Diabetes Educator can also be made.

Optometry appointments: 928-269-2733.

Physical Therapy appointments: 928-269-6577.

Referrals for Specialty Care: If your PCM requests a referral for you to see a specialist, you should receive an authorization letter from Tricare/United Healthcare in the mail within 7-10 business days. You can also view/receive the authorization on your MyTricare account within 3 business days (www.uhcmilitarywest.com). Once you receive the authorization you may call the provider’s office directly to schedule your initial appointment. If there is a concern with the provider on the referral you may call United/Tricare at 1-877/988-9378 to have the provider switched to another Tricare Network-approved provider of your choice.

Behavioral Health: Non-Active Duty Tricare Prime enrolled beneficiaries may seek network psychiatric or behavioral health care for up to 8 visits annually without a referral. Active Duty members are required to be seen by one of our behavioral Health Providers in the clinic. Several other DoD approved resources also exist free of charge, including Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Counseling Center and Marriage and Family Therapists. These services are offered at Bldg 598, Tel# 928-269-2561 and 928-245-6057/6591 respectively. Military OneSource may also be used at Tel# 1-800-342-9647. All beneficiaries may utilize these services.

Immunizations: A wide variety of age and travel specific immunizations/vaccines are offered in our clinic. Simply report to the Immunizations Desk located in the Main Lobby to the left of Main Check-in Desk. Patients enrolled in Tricare Standard MUST have a valid prescription/order from their provider in order to receive vaccinations at Branch Health Clinic Yuma.

Pharmacy: Prescriptions ordered by your PCM or by a network provider can be filled and picked up at our pharmacy. Prescription refills MUST be ordered by calling 1-866-286-8249 or online at www.Tricareonline.com. All refills will be available for pick up within 3 business days.

Radiology and Laboratory Services: Your PCM may order Xrays and/or Laboratory studies to be performed in our clinic. Simply report to these areas after the Xray and/or labs are ordered and the technicians will assist you. MRIs, CT Scans, Ultrasounds and other studies are ordered in accordance with the referral process outlined above.

Occupational Health: 928-269-2557.

Audiograms: 928-269-3187.

Industrial Hygiene: 928-269-5777 (Bldg. 460)

After Hours Care: For emergencies, please call 911 or report to the nearest Emergency Room. For non-emergent care, please call the Tricare Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-874-2273 (1-800-TRICARE) and select option #1 for nursing advice. Non-active duty members are now authorized up to two (2) Urgent Care visits annually without prior authorization. Active duty members will still require prior authorization to utilize Urgent Care. After visiting an Emergency Room or Urgent Care center, please schedule a follow up appointment with your PCM or utilize Relay Health to ensure your PCM is able to assist in coordinating appropriate continuity of care.

Medical Records: Please utilize a formal Records Request Form obtained from the front desk in the Main Lobby to request medical records from other military treatment facilities (MTFs) or outside providers. Allow up to 30 days for processing and receipt of these records.

Important Numbers

Clinic Appointment Line: 928-269-2700
Front Desk: 928-269-2416.
Nurse Advice Line: 1-800-874-2273.
TRICARE: 1-844-866-9380​

Important Reminder:
For All Clinic Services, Patients 10 Years of Age and Older Must Present with a Valid and Current Military or Dependent ID Card in Order to Receive Care and Services. DEERS verification is also Required.

Contact Us

Hours

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
After Hours Clinic (Offered on Wednesdays):
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Closed: Holidays and Weekends

Telephone Number(s)

Front Desk: (928) 269-HELP (2416)

Appointment Line: (928) 269-2700

Nurse Advice Line: (800) 874-2273

Location

Building 1175
PO Box 99116
MCAS Yuma, AZ 85369-9116
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.