3D Breast Tomography Now Covered for USFHP Members. Effective January 1, 2020, TRICARE will allow coverage for digital breast tomosynthesis for screening mammography, also called three-dimensional (3D) mammography. This procedure is covered for all women beginning at age 40. It is also covered for women beginning at age 30 who are at a greater risk for breast cancer. To be considered high risk a member must meet one of several risk factors. To view the list of risk factors visit the TRICARE
3D mammography is a preventive care benefit and no copay or cost share will apply. Currently, TRICARE requires a preauthorization for this service; however, that may change in the future. 2D mammograms are still covered if preferred by the provider or the beneficiary.
Who to contact for more information: USFHP Member Services, 800 585-5883, option 2.