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48th Medical Group

48th Medical Group
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Mailing Address
48th Medical Group
Unit 5210 Box 230
APO AE 09461-0230
tabAppointments and Benefits Information 
Did you know you can access medical information and book appointments online? Visit www.tricareonline.com for more information.

You can also make appointments by calling the central appointment line at DSN 226-8010 or 01638 528010.

Press 1 to access the main menu or 2 for emergency information.
tabLearn About Secure Messaging 
With MiCare, AFMS patients can easily request and provide information at any time. MiCare provides a secure patient portal to ensure easy and private online communications in order to connect beneficiaries to their health care team.
TRICARE Online is your gateway to beneficiary information. Authorized users can schedule and view appointments, view approved health content, access personal health information, use pharmacy tools, check medications, access military staff applications and more!
tabPatient Advocate  
Do you have a concern regarding your care?

Please contact the Patient Advocate, Monday -  Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone: DSN 226-8119 ; Commercial 01638-528119
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tabClinic Information 
Most clinics are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, but are closed on weekends, holidays and down days. The Emergency Department is open 24/7.

Allergy Clinic      Factsheet     
Cardiopulmonary Clinic Factsheet
Dental Clinic Factsheet
Dermatology Clinic Factsheet
Ear, Nose and Throat/Audiology Clinic Factsheet
Educational and Developmental Intervention Services Factsheet
Emergency Services Factsheet
Family Health Clinic Factsheet
Flight and Operational Medicine Clinic Factsheet
General Surgery Factsheet
Internal Medicine Factsheet
Mental Health, ADAPT and Family Advocacy Clinics Factsheet
Neurology Clinic Factsheet
OBGYN (Women's Health) Factsheet
Optometry Clinic Factsheet
Orthopedics and Podiatry Clinic Factsheet
Pediatrics Clinic Factsheet
Urology Clinic Factsheet
Labeled Patient Formulary
Host Nation Prescriptions for TRICARE Beneficiaries

The 48th Medical Group will fill prescriptions written by International SOS providers for eligible TRICARE beneficiaries effective 1 July 2015. Medications that are available to be filled can be identified using the "Labeled Patient Formulary" heading.

In addition to the TRICARE Overseas Program Provider Manual requirements, we request International SOS providers adhere to the following provisions in order to ensure the safe and accurate processing of prescriptions in our facility.

a.  Write complete prescription directions with no abbreviations.
b.  Include your General Medical Council registration number next to the provider stamp.
c.  List one prescription per page for controlled substances.
d.  Attach a copy of your medical notes listing the specific diagnosis and approximate length of therapy when writing for controlled substances.
Prescription Refills

All prescription refills must be telephoned in the day prior to pick-up. Call the Pharmacy Refill System at DSN 226-8091 or commercial 01638-52-8091. All medications must be collected within 5 working days.
Hours of Operation

Pharmacy hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The pharmacy is closed on federal holidays, wing down days and the fourth Thursday of every month until 12:30 p.m. Contact number DSN 226-8347 or commercial 01638-52-8347.
tabAncillary & Administrative Services 
Diagnostic Imaging Factsheet
Health Promotions Factsheet
Immunizations Factsheet
Laboratory and Pathology Factsheet
Nutritional Medicine Factsheet
Outpatient Records Factsheet
Patient Administration Office Factsheet
Physical and Occupational Therapy Factsheet
TRICARE Factsheet
Pharmacy Information Factsheet

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tabEmergency Services
emergency services
Suicide Prevention Hotline:
Dial 118 from any U.S. Air Force base in Europe.
Dial 00800-1273-TALK (8255) for a commercial toll-free line in the U.K.
Veteran's Crisis Line

Sexual Assault Hotline:
Dial DSN: 226-SARC (7272)
Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Defense Centers of Excellence Outreach Center:
(Psychological Health, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury)
Dial 1-866-966-1020 
Defense Centers of Excellence Outreach Center

Military One Source:
Dial 00800-342-96477
Military One Source
tabHIPAA, Privacy Practices & Patient Rights
tabAbout Us
The 48th Medical Group supports the combat capability of the 48th Fighter Wing, 100th Air Refueling Wing, 501st Combat Support Wing and 352nd Special Operations Wing by offering primary and specialty health care services to more than 35,000 eligible beneficiaries totaling 149,000 outpatient encounters and 2,000 inpatient encounters annually at 6 operating locations throughout the U.K. and Norway. The 48 MDG also completes 67,000 dental visits, 183,000 laboratory procedures 1,550 surgeries and 450 infant deliveries per year.

The 48 MDG provides direct and operational expeditionary medical support capability to the U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Central Command.

The 48 MDG has been named the Air Force Surgeon General's Best Hospital of the Year for 2009, 2010 and 2011, as well as U.S. Air Forces in Europe/Air Forces Africa Best Hospital in 2012 and 2013.

"Liberty Medics, A Cut Above!"
Child Medical Appointments
Parents can book medical appointments for their child by calling the appointment line at 226-8010. For  Pediatrics forms, click here

Mental Health and Well-being
The mental health and well-being of our Airmen and families ensures our force is well-trained, well-equipped, and stands ready to support the full spectrum of military operations.

The AFMS provides unique programs and services to support the mental health and well-being of Airmen and families to encourage healthy behaviors.
tabMobile Apps
Coming soon! Browse and download AFMS-approved mobile applications to help you manage your health.
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