Infertility Diagnosis and Treatment

TRICARE covers the diagnosis and treatment of the underlying physical causes of male and female infertility. These include:

  • Diagnostic services like:

    • Semen analysis

    • Hormone evaluation

    • Chromosomal studies

    • Immunologic studies

    • Imaging studies

    • Special and sperm function tests

    • Bacteriologic investigation

  • Treatments like:

    • Procedures to correct an underlying physical cause of infertility

    • Treatment for erectile dysfunction if it has a physical cause

Check with your regional contractor before receiving services. They may require pre-authorization.

TRICARE excludes assisted reproductive technology (ART) services. But ART services may be available through the extended benefits authorized under the Supplemental Health Care Program. This is for service members who incurred a serious or severe injury or illness on active duty. Your illness or injury must lead to your inability to procreate without the use of ART services. >>Learn More


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 3/7/2024