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Extended Care Health Option

Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)


  • For more information on ECHO, visit the TRICARE Web site ECHO page at:, or contact your regional contractor.
  • For more information about EFMP, beneficiaries may visit the Military Homefront website at
  • You may also call TRICARE Regional Offices:
    • North - 1.877.874.2273
    • South - 1.800.444.5445
    • West - 1.877.988.9378
    • Overseas - 1.877.678.1207
  • TOP Regional Call Centers:
    • Latin America & Canada - 1.877.451.8659
    • Singapore - 1.877.678.1208
    • Sydney - 1.877.678.1209


Contact TriWest ECHO

Call: 1.866.876.2384
Fax: 1.866.269.5758

Military I.D. Card for Adult Children
Military dependant children may be eligible for a lifetime I. D. card after age 21 due to pre-existing medical conditions. The child must be incapable of self-support. Contact HQMC, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, MMSR-6 for the eligibility criteria and application form DD 137-5 at 1.800.784.9310/9529 or on their website and type in I.D. card Eligibility in the search box.

Reference: TRICARE Policy Manual: Chapter 9