International Students Health Benefits - Naval Medical Administrative Unit (NMAU)
Health Benefits Advisor for International Students
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) founded in 1909, is a fully accredited university offering over 35 unique academic masters curricula to military and civilian members of the Department of Defense and allies around the world. NPS invites over 119 foreign countries educational opportunities throughout the year. There are different types of courses available for International Military Students (IMS), the length of the courses vary from two weeks to two years. For the courses longer than 12 months, IMS are encouraged to bring their family with them. IMS will get an official Invitational Travel Orders (ITO) for traveling to the United States.
The purpose of the Health Benefits Advisor (HBA) is to be a medical liaison between Military Treatment Facilities (MTF), Civilian Treatment Facilities, the International Program Office, IMS and their family members. The HBA is a resource to guide IMS through medical systems in the United States. The HBA also provides assistance with the Uniformed Services Health Benefits Program (USHBP) and Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS).
Health Benefits Advisor
HMC Maria Crisostomo (Primary)
Naval Postgraduate School
1 University Circle
Herrmann Hall, Bldg #220
4th Floor, Room # 417
Monterey, CA 93943
Comm: (831) 242-6457
International Students Orientation
International Students Presentation
DOD and Civilian Healthcare Under International Agreements
Minimum Required Healthcare Insurance Policy Coverage
Selecting a Doctor
Tricare Contracted Providers Near You
For any billing/claims question, please have your ITO, FIN #, Military ID Card and commercial insurance card (if you have any) readily available.