2ND MEDICAL GROUP

MISSION: Provide Trusted Care that Ensures a Ready Fit Force and the Health of Our Families

PRIORITIES: Maximize Readiness, Provide our Beneficiaries with Trusted Care, Optimize Resources

VISION: To be the Air Force's Premier Healthcare Team

AFMS TRUSTED CARE DOMAINS:

  • Culture of Safety
  • Patient Centeredness
  • Leadership Engagement
  • Continuous Process Improvement

 

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Aerospace Medicine: Flight Medicine, PRP Clinic, Public Health, Health Promotions, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Optometry, Medical Standards, Veterinary Medicine and Occupational Medicine
  • Medical Support: Readiness, Logistics, Pharmacy, Information Services, Resource Management, Laboratory, TOPA, Facilities Management and Diagnostic Imaging
  • Medical Operations: Family Health, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Behavioral Health Optimization, Family Advocacy, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic Care, Immunizations, Women’s Health and Ambulance Services
  • Dental: Clinical Dentistry, Dental Lab, Dental Residency Program
  • Group Staff: Case Management, Disease Management, Health Care Integration and Exceptional Family Member Program Management

Pharmacy Information

Pharmacy Hours of Operation
Open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays
Closed on weekends, federal holidays, AFGSC Family Days and 2d BW Goal Days

Main Pharmacy
Services prescriptions from 2d Med Group appointments only. Patients must check into the kiosks in the main pharmacy lobby prior to processing.
243 Curtiss Road
Barksdale AFB, LA 71110

Satellite Pharmacy
Services prescriptions from off base providers and all refills
4711 Kenny Avenue
Barksdale AFB, LA 71110
318-456-6555 (Option 3 for Pharmacy)

New Prescriptions
All electronic prescriptions must be activated prior to arriving at the pharmacy. This can be accomplished by one of the following methods:

  1. Online at https://app.tolsecuremessaging.com/ (Preferred method)
    1. Register your patient account and sign-in to Tricare Online Secure Messaging
    2. Click on the “Providers” Tab and use the search box to find and select “Barksdale AFB Pharmacy Provider” 
    3. Once selected, a request will be sent for approval (estimated time for approval is 1 business day)
    4. After receipt of an approval message, you can compose and send a message to the Barksdale Pharmacy at any time to activate or inquire on the status of your prescription. **Due to patient privacy laws, each patient must create their own secure messaging account when requesting access to the pharmacy inbox. The exception to this is for parents requesting on behalf of dependents under the age of 18 years old. **If you already had a TRICARE Online Secure Messaging account at a previous MTF, you do not need to create a new account. Just add “Barksdale AFB Pharmacy Provider” as a new provider.
  2. Use the kiosk to activate your electronic prescriptions at the kiosk in the BX Food Court for pick up at a later time. 
  3. Drop Boxes: Use any of the 3 drop boxes for your hard copy prescriptions. Be sure to fill out an “activation form” for faxed or electronically sent prescriptions. Drop box medications will be ready for pick up the next duty day.
    1. Location of pharmacy drop boxes:
      1. BX Food Court
      2. Far left side of the BX main entrance outside external front pharmacy door
      3. Corner of the BX in the pharmacy drive-thru parking lot (Located off of Curtiss Road)
  4. Phone: Activate by calling the pharmacy directly. Please note the possibility of extended wait times due to high call volume.

Prescription Refills
Refills are available through a phone-in refill system and should be picked up at the drive-through windows at the satellite pharmacy.  Listen to the automated message for changes in hours of operation and other important pharmacy information. There is a 72-hour turn around for refills excluding weekends, holidays and down days.
24-hour Refill Line: 318-456-8348
Refills can also be processed using the TRICARE Online patient portal at https://www.tricareonline.com/

TRICARE Formulary
Medications available at the 2d Med Group are based upon the Department of Defense formulary.
To check the formulary status of your medication, you and your provider can visit https://barksdale.tricare.mil/Health-Services/Pharmacy

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