Operating status: normal
TRICARE and Federal Benefits Open Season takes place November 11 to December 9, 2019. During this time, eligible TRICARE beneficiaries will have the option to enroll in or change their TRICARE health plan. Eligible beneficiaries can also enroll in or change their FEDVIP plan.
Members of the 2BCT, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI)’s Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) team stand for a photo during the team’s open house on Fort Drum, N.Y. Sept. 26.
Physical therapist, Capt. Veronica Lazar, plays a physical therapy question and answer game with an attendee of the annual Fort Drum Retiree Application Day at the Fort Drum Exchange Sept. 21.
Healthcare professionals from the Fort Drum Obstetrics and Gynecology clinic assist a role-playing pregnant patient during a simulated patient down mock drill at the OB/GYN clinic in Watertown, N.Y.
Behavioral health staff attempt to calm a role-playing patient down during a combative patient mock drill at the Wilcox Behavioral Health clinic on Fort Drum Aug. 8.
New parents stand with MAJ Laurey Tyson (right) after participating in the CenteringPregnancy program's reunion meeting at the Fort Drum OB/GYN office in Watertown, N.Y.

It's All About Health

We earned The 2019 Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

for Ambulatory Care, Behavioral Health Care & Primary Care Medical Home

The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) Fort Drum and Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic (GAHC) provides high quality healthcare and leadership to maximize medical readiness of the force and improve, restore, and sustain the health of our patients.

The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity provides integrated, quality healthcare and medical readiness support that is responsive to the needs of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and the Fort Drum community.

The MEDDAC is comprised of many different sections located in various buildings throughout Fort Drum and North Country; supports approximately 42,000 beneficiaries.

We are here to provide you with world-class healthcare and strive to be the first choice for your healthcare because we share the military culture and values.

Care enough to make a difference.

Patient safety concerns can be reported to The Joint Commission:

    *  At www.jointcomission.org, using the “Reporting a Patient Safety Event” link in the Action Center

    * By fax 630-792-5636

    * By mail to Office of Quality and Patient Safety, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oak brook Terrace, IL 60181




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