TRICARE covers age-appropriate doses of vaccines, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
You can get covered vaccines from any TRICARE-authorized provider. TRICARE covers vaccines at no cost. But when you get the vaccine from your provider, you may have to pay copayments or cost shares for the office visit or for other services received during the office visit. copaymentA fixed dollar amount you may pay for a covered health care service or drug. and cost shareA percentage of the total cost of a covered health care service that you pay. amounts vary according to your plan.
Enrolled in a Prime option? Visit your primary care manager or a network provider to avoid point-of service-fees.
You can get some covered vaccines for $0 at participating network pharmacies. To find a pharmacy that participates in the vaccine program:
Be sure to call the pharmacy first to:
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
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