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Health & Wellness

Learn how TRICARE can help you live a healthier life.

Getting Preventive Care

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  • TRICARE Prime
  • TRICARE Prime Remote
  • TRICARE Prime Overseas
  • TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas
  • TRICARE Young Adult-Prime

Get preventive care from your primary care manager or any network provider in your region.

  • Referral and authorization not required
  • You pay nothing out-of-pocket 

Note: Active duty service members must have prior authorization to visit a civilian provider.

  • US Family Health Plan

Get preventive care from your primary care manager or any provider in your designated provider network.

  • Referral and authorization not required
  • You pay nothing out-of-pocket 
  • TRICARE Select
  • TRICARE Select Overseas
  • TRICARE Reserve Select
  • TRICARE Retired Reserve
  • TRICARE Young Adult-Select
  • TRICARE For Life

Visit any TRICARE-authorized providerAn authorized provider is any individual, institution/organization, or supplier that is licensed by a state, accredited by national organization, or meets other standards of the medical community, and is certified to provide benefits under TRICARE. There are two types of TRICARE-authorized providers: Network and Non-Network. (network or non-network).

Network Providers:

  • You pay nothing ($0) for preventive services received from network providers.

Non-Network Providers:

  • You pay nothing ($0) for:
    • Cancer screenings* (breast, cervical, colorectal, prostate)
    • Immunizations*
    • Well-child visits for children under age 6 (birth - age 5)
  • You pay non-network cost shares for all other preventive services, even if rendered at the same time as a covered cancer screening or immunization.

*This includes the office visit for beneficiaries age 6 and older when a covered cancer screening or immunization is provided during the visit. 

Last Updated 6/5/2018