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.
TRICARE covers the following types of inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy:
- Individual therapy
- Conjoint, family or group sessions (up to 90 minutes)
- Collateral therapy
- Play therapy
TRICARE covers two outpatient psychotherapy sessions per week in any combination of individual, family, collateral or group sessions. You may not attend more than two sessions in one week or more than one session in one day.
TRICARE covers five inpatient psychotherapy sessions per week in any combination of individual, family, collateral or group sessions. Inpatient psychotherapy counts toward the 30- or 45- day limit of acute inpatient psychiatric care.
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.