Is It Covered?
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.
Prostate Cancer Exams
TRICARE covers exams and screenings for prostate cancer. A digital rectal exam and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) should be offered annually for all men:
- Age 50 years and older
- Age 45 and older with a family history of prostate cancer in at least one other family member
- All African American men age 45 and older regardless of family history
- Age 40 and older with a family history of prostate cancer in two or more family members
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.