Birthing Center Care

TRICARE covers authorized birthing centers, freestanding or institution-affiliated. This service is limited to low-risk pregnancies, the use of only natural childbirth procedures, and immediate newborn care. Women with high-risk pregnancies are excluded from center care as these centers do not have the ability to manage obstetric al and neonatal emergencies.

See Maternity Care.


This list of covered services is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers services that are medically necessaryTo be medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition. and considered proven. There are special rules or limits on certain services, and some services are excluded.

Last Updated 3/20/2022