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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.

Reduction Mammoplasty

TRICARE covers reduction mammoplasty (breast reduction) when documentation supports the presence of medical symptoms such as:

  • Backache
  • Upper back and neck pain
  • Shoulder grooving
  • Poor posture and/or
  • Inability to participate in normal physical activity due to breast size

Photo documentation may be requested to determine necessity.


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