Here, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about Our Healthcare System.

Q. What is the North Country Healthcare System?
A. The North Country Healthcare System is a unique military-civilian healthcare partnership that includes Fort Drum and the surrounding community within a 40-mile radius.

Q. What are the advantages to the Healthcare System?
A. The men and women of the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division, their Families, and the surrounding community all benefit through this unique Healthcare System. Discover the advantages, here.

Q. If I am affiliated with the military, is accessing healthcare on Fort Drum different than on other Installations?
A. Accessing healthcare is slightly different than on other Installations. You still receive TRICARE-affiliated care (over 95% of physicians within the Healthcare System are TRICARE-credentialed). However, you may receive healthcare both on-Installation or at nearby civilian medical centers. Learn more about the Healthcare System, here.

Q. Do nursing students qualify for Post Secondary Internship Program?
A. Yes, the Post Secondary Internship Program does accept nursing students. It does not allow for any direct patient care though, simply observation only. If you have further questions, please contact us directly at (315) 755-2020..

Q. Where can I go to learn what Military healthcare terms mean?
A. Visit Tricare’s comprehensive – and searchable – glossary of terms.

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