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Search the A-Z list for a list of covered services. Your coverage and out-of-pocket costs may vary based on who you are and your health plan option.

Body Measurement

TRICARE covers:

  • For Infants
    • Head circumference should be measured through 24 months.
  • For Children and Adolescents 
    • Height and weight should be measured at each primary care visit. Body mass index (BMI) is measured using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention BMI Charts. Those with a BMI greater than the 85th percentile typically receive nutritional and physical activity counseling as part of the primary care visit.
  • For Adults
    • Height and weight should be measured at each primary care visit. Adults with a BMI of 25 or above typically receive nutritional and exercise counseling as part of the primary care visit. 
Disclaimer:

This A-Z list of topics is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers most inpatient and outpatient care that is medically necessary and considered proven. However, there are special rules or limits on certain types of care, while other types of care are not covered at all.

Last Updated 12/6/2013