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 physicals for:

  • Children age 5-11 if required in connection with school enrollment.
  • Overseas travel for active duty family members when:
    • The family member is accompanying an active duty service member on assignment and
    • Travel is being performed under orders from a uniformed service.

TRICARE doesn’t cover annual sports physicals or routine physicals.

TRICARE covers many clinical preventive services, including cholesterol testing, cancer screenings and immunizations. >>Learn More about Preventive Services


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 9/15/2014