Reproductive Health

TRICARE’s coverage of pregnancy and reproductive health depends on the specific test, item, or service. Learn more about TRICARE’s pregnancy and reproductive health coverage:

Service Your Coverage
Abortion It depends. Only if pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or the mother's life is at risk.
Assisted Reproductive Services It depends. Some services may be covered in certain situations
Birth Control

Yes. May require a prescription. Most non-prescription contraceptives, non-coitalConnected with or relating to sexual intercourse. reproductive technologies, and most surgical sterilization reversals aren't covered.>>Learn more.

Cancer of Female Reproductive Services Yes.
Cesarean Section Yes. When medically necessaryTo be medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition..
Hormone Replacement Therapy Yes.
Infertility It depends. Some Assisted Reproductive Services are covered
Labor & Delivery Yes. Usually covered for at least 48 hours after a vaginal delivery and 96 hours after a cesarean section. If you have complications, you may stay longer.
Mammograms Yes.
Pap Smears Yes. Covered beginning at age 21.
Pregnancy Care Yes. Some limitations. Your plan may determine where you get care
Prenatal Care Yes. TRICARE doesn’t cover ultrasounds for routine screening or only to determine the sex of the baby.
Well Woman Exam Yes. Some screenings are age or risk related.

Search for more information regarding women’s health and pregnancy coverage on our Is it Covered page.

Last Updated 12/12/2022