TRICARE covers the shingles vaccine for age appropriate beneficiaries. You can get the vaccine at a participating TRICARE network pharmacy or at your doctor’s office.
You can get the shingles vaccine for free at a participating network pharmacy. You can find a pharmacy by:
If you want to get the shingles vaccine at your doctor’s office, find out how below.
TRICARE's deductible and cost shareA percentage of the total cost of a covered health care service that you pay..
Note: If you get the vaccine from your provider, you may have to pay copayments or cost shares for the office visit or other services received during the office visit.
TRICARE coverage for vaccines is based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit the CDC website to learn more.
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 6/5/2018
Mental Health Therapeutic Services
Pharmacy Vaccine Program