Medical Benefits for US Veterans Overseas
Medical Benefits for US Veterans Overseas

Hospital Brisas

HealthCare Alliance Panama S.A., has the pleasure of presenting you with the new Hospital Brisas.

NOTE: Hospital Brisas is a private hospital. It is NOT a VA Hospital, is not funded by the U.S. Federal Government and is in no way associated with the U.S. Federal government. Hospital Brisas will accept your VA-FMP, TRICARE or CHAMPVA medical insurance once eligibility has been verified as current and active. Any deductibles apply.


Hospital Brisas occupies the complete second floor of Signature Plaza located in Brisas del Golf, Panama City.

Patients and visitors are greeted by a professional staff, an attractive and welcoming environment, well lit airy public spaces, comfortable waiting areas, and modern consulting rooms.

The hospital is one of the most modern and well equipped in Panama City, with medical equipment purchased from Germany.  

Hospital Brisas has been specifically built and designed around the needs of the patient to enhance the quality of care, speed up diagnosis and provide exceptional medical treatment. 

You will be happy with the 835 parking spaces distributed on the ground floor and underground.

To access the hospital on the second floor, Signature Plaza has escalators and elevators located in the center, east, and west wings of the plaza. 

The following services are provided:

Labor and delivery of newborns is not provided.

Outpatient appointments, X-ray, MRI, laboratories or special procedures, please call 309-2300, Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm.

Appointments or assistance for veterans, their dependent family members and survivors. VA-FMP, CHAMPVA or TRICARE. Please contact Ashnabell (6799-4961) or Aracelis (6678-9370), Veterans Service Office. Email:

Seven private inpatient suites, are available for surgery recovery or extended hospital stays. 

Post surgery recovery areas, known as “23-hour” beds, are for patients who need a short recovery time following ambulatory surgery. 

Ambulatory surgery involves patients coming into the hospital, having their procedure and going home on the same day. 

Ambulatory surgery may involve local or general anesthesia. 

If you require general anesthesia, you will be given a complete and detailed health check beforehand, to ensure that ambulatory surgery is the best and safest option for you.

Hospital Brisas accepts TRICARE Select, TRICARE for Life, VA-FMP, CHAMPVA and private medical insurance that is accepted in Panama. TRICARE Select, TRICARE for Life and CHAMPVA require the 25% co-pay

If you are a veteran residing in Central or South America and would like to use your VA-FMP, TRICARE or CHAMPVA at Hospital Brisas, contact a Veterans Service Officer (VSO) for assistance and guidance.

When visiting Hospital Brisas for the FIRST TIME, one or more of the following documents must be presented:

Also bring your E-Benefits, and TRICARE online account User/Password. You will be taken to a computer so you can access these accounts at the hospital to print your verification of health care eligibility. 

Non-service connected medical services, not listed on the VA-FMP letter, are not covered by VA. Exceptions may apply. The veteran is responsible for coordinate and obtaining the approval letter from VA before requesting medical services for non-service connected medical services. Contact your nearest VSO for assistance.

Over the counter (OTC) medications are not covered by VA-FMP, CHAMPVA, TRICARE Select or TRICARE for Life. OTC medications can be purchased by patients at any pharmacy of their choice.

Be advised that you must have Medicare Part-B to be eligible for TRICARE for Life (TFL), even though Medicare Part-B cannot be used overseas. Click on "HOME" on the Main Menu for a detailed explanation.

Highly skilled Veterans Service Officers (VSOs) are available, throughout Panama, to provide guidance and assistance free of charge.  Click on “VSO” on the Main Menu.

Our staff constantly and continually updates procedures to improve patient assistance and care. This will ensure a unique and caring experience for you.

Your suggestions and comments are always welcome and will surely assist us in maintaining the best assistance, guidance and medical care possible.

Welcome to Hospital Brisas. You will be completely satisfied with your care at Hospital Brisas.

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