Health Services

Women's Health & Pregnancy

Women's health refers to comprehensive women’s health care as well as health issues that are unique to women, including:

  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Conditions of the Female Organs

Be sure to get early and regular prenatal care to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. You should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer and bone density screenings.

Our goal is to ensure the health and readiness of all women at every stage of life.

Women's Health Services

We provide the following women's health services at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River: Non-Active Duty beneficiaries do not require a referral to seek women's health services through the network. Active Duty require a referral. Patients requiring specialist services will receive a referral to the network.

Visit the pages below for more information about each specific service. If you have questions about our clinic's services, please call 301-342-1506.

How to Make an Appointment

Call the One Number Appointment Line at 1-855-227-6331 to make an appointment for women's health services. For services that we do not offer, we will refer you to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center or to a TRICARE network provider.

TRICARE covers many Women's Health services, including screening, preventive, and reproductive care.

TRICARE Covered Services

TRICARE covers well-woman exams annually for women under age 65 with no cost-share or copayment. TRICARE offers coverage for many women’s health services, including: For women who are age 65 and older and using TRICARE For Life, you can still get women’s preventive screenings. Get more information about these and other TRICARE covered services at:

Contact Us

Phone Numbers

One Number Appointment Line
Nurse Advice Line
1-800-TRICARE, Option #1


0700 - 1600
0700 - 1400
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
47149 Buse Road, BLD 1370
Patuxent River, MD 20670

Need Help?

Need help accessing reproductive health-contraceptive care?
Contact us and tell us about your challenge. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for a response.

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