CHEMED Now Accepts Tricare Health Insurance for the Military and Their Families

Posted on June 19, 2012 By

CHEMED (The Center for Health Education, Medicine and Dentistry) a FQHC (federally qualified health care center) at 1771 Madison Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., has announced that it is now accepting Tricare  Health Insurance, a health care program for uniformed service members, retirees and their families.

Dr. Dovid Friedman, CEO of CHEMED, said, “We have always been sensitive to the needs of veterans and members of the armed forces. Besides sending dental supplies to our overseas troops, we are proud to employ armed services members and retirees.  We also have “veteran” representation on our Board of Directors.  We are happy to add Tricare to our list of accepted insurance providers and to provide health care services to the military.”

For more information about Tricare, visit or call 877-874-2273.

CHEMED provides comprehensive health and medical services, such as internal medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health, dentistry, cardiology, and endocrinology, among other fields. Private patients are welcome along with uninsured and underinsured. Uninsured patients will be seen on a sliding-fee scale, based on an ability to pay. To make an appointment, call 732-364-6666.