Otorhinolaryngology Services

TRICARE covers otorhinolaryngologySpecialty services for the ear, nose and throat.. services, including audiology services for the diagnosis and treatment of a covered medical condition.

Covered services for ear, nose, throat, head and neck disorders include:

  • Screening
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment

Audiology services for hearing disorders include:

  • Prevention
  • Diagnosis
  • Rehabilitation
  • Selection and evaluation of hearing aids

Note: Hearing aid services and supplies are only covered for active duty family members diagnosed with a profound hearing loss.


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