Post-Mastectomy Reconstructive Breast Surgery

TRICARE covers post-mastectomy reconstruction of the breast following a covered mastectomy to include:

  • Surgery performed on the other breast to bring it into symmetry with the post-mastectomy reconstructed breast
  • Treatment of complications following reconstruction (including implant removal) regardless of when the reconstruction was performed, and complications that may result following symmetry surgery, removal and reinsertion of implants

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