Gynecomastia Treatment

Gynecomastia is an abnormal enlargement of the male mammary glands. TRICARE covers medically-necessary medical, diagnostic and surgical treatment.

Coverage criteria for surgical interventions may include, but is not limited to:

  • Severe gynecomastia (enlargement has not resolved after one year)
  • Fibrous tissue stroma exists
  • Breast pain

TRICARE doesn't cover surgical treatment performed purely for psychological reasons


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 6/18/2020