Is It Covered?

Search the A-Z list for a list of covered services. Your coverage and out-of-pocket costs may vary based on who you are and your health plan option.


TRICARE covers total mastectomy for patients at increased risk of developing breast cancer or if already diagnosed with breast cancer.

TRICARE covers subcutaneous mastectomy as an alternative treatment for non-cancerous breast diseases for patients who are not at high risk for breast cancer.

TRICARE does not cover subcutaneous mastectomy to prevent or treat breast cancer.


This A-Z list of topics is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers most inpatient and outpatient care that is medically necessary and considered proven. However, there are special rules or limits on certain types of care, while other types of care are not covered at all.

Last Updated 12/6/2013