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Health Benefits Advisor for International Students


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The Naval Post Graduate School (NPS) founded in 1909, is 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 throughout the year. There are different types of courses available for International Military Students (IMS), the length of the courses vary from 2 weeks to 2 years. For the Courses longer than 12 months IMS are encourage to bring their family with them. IMS will get an official Invitational Travel Orders (ITO) for traveling to the United States.


The Purpose of Health Benefits Advisor (HBA) is to be a medical liaison between Military Treatment Facility (MTF), Civilian Treatment Facility, International Office, IMS and their dependents. HBA serves as an advocate an advisor to IMS and their dependents, providing dedicated service and assistance to beneficiaries in understanding and navigating medical system in United States. HBA would provide specialized information, counseling and assistance services to beneficiaries concerning the Uniformed Services Health Benefits Program (USHBP), including the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS). HBA for foreign military serves as the single point of contact on matter relating to all health benefits programs available to IMS and their dependents.


Health Benefits Advisor

Jalpa Zambrano

Naval Post Graduate School

1 university Circle,

Herman Hall, Bldg #220,

4th Floor, Room # 417,

Monterey, CA 93943

Phone: 831-656-2416



International Students Orientation

International Students Presentation


Welcome Aboard Package


DOD and Civilian Healthcare Under International Agreements


DD Form 2870



Minimum Required Healthcare  Insurance Policy Coverage


DSCA Policy 11-32



Selecting a Doctor


Tricare Contracted Providers Near You



Billing Questions


Contact Ms. Jalpa Zambrano regarding any of your billing questions, please bring copy of your ITO, FIN#, Military ID Card and commercial insurance card (if you have any) to your appointment.