Varicose Vein Treatment

TRICARE may cover the following services and supplies to treat saphenous venous reflux with symptomatic varicose veins and/or incompetent perforator veins:

  • Compression stockings
  • Endovenous radiorequency ablation (VNUS procedure)
  • Enovenous laser ablation

Your costs depend on the facility where the services are provided—outpatient office setting, ambulatory surgery setting or inpatient hospital setting.


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