Alterations to Living Space

TRICARE doesn't cover alterations to living space.

While TRICARE doesn't cover alterations to living space, you may qualify for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA provides up to $4,100 lifetime benefit for veterans with service-connected injuries and up to $1,200 for veterans with non-service-connected injuries to make home improvements necessary for:

  • continuation of treatment
  • disability access to the home and
  • essential lavatory and sanitary facilities

To learn more or to see if you qualify, please contact Veterans Affairs.


This list of covered services is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers services that are medically necessaryTo be medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition. and considered proven. There are special rules or limits on certain services, and some services are excluded.

Last Updated 3/20/2022