Reduction Mammoplasty

TRICARE covers reduction mammoplasty (breast reduction) when documentation supports the presence of medical symptoms such as:

  • Backache
  • Upper back and neck pain
  • Shoulder grooving
  • Poor posture and/or
  • Inability to participate in normal physical activity due to breast size

Photo documentation may be requested to determine necessity.


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