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Dermatology

Covered by TRICARE?Limits
Yes

TRICARE covers dermatological services for the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders, including:

  • Medically-appropriate treatment for acne
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Photochemotherapy

Topical treatment for hypertropic scarring and keloids resulting from burns, surgical procedures or traumatic events may be covered only if there is evidence of impaired function.

Disclaimer:

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 10/9/2014