Second Opinion

Getting a second opinion can help you make a more informed decision about your care. Request a second opinion when you or your provider are uncertain about a diagnosis or treatment option.

You, your primary care manager (PCM) or your regional contractor may request a second opinion. Active duty service members and TRICARE Prime beneficiaries should request their second opinion through their PCM.


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