TRICARE covers hysterectomy procedures for:

  • Treatment of disease
  • Women who are about to undergo or are undergoing tamoxifen therapy
  • Women who have been diagnosed with hereditary non-polyposiscolorectal cancer (HNPCC) or are found to be carriers of HNPCC-associated mutations

TRICARE doesn't cover hysterectomy procedures performed:

  • Solely for sterilization in the absence of pathology
  • Only to preserve sexual function or to prevent postoperative complications

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 11/28/2022