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When and how often depends on your age
Cardiovascular disease screenings are a covered benefit, and include cholesterol and blood pressure checks.
TRICARE covers age specific, periodic lipid panels as recommended by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
To screen for cardiovascular disease, TRICARE covers blood pressure screening:
- For children, annually between three and six, and every two years thereafter
- For adults, at least every two years