Does Tricare Vision Insurance Cover Contacts?

Are you a Tricare member looking to switch to contacts, but unsure if your vision insurance covers them? Look no further! In this blog post, we’ve got all the information you need to know about whether or not Tricare Vision Insurance covers contact lenses. Read on to find out how you can get the most out of your insurance plan and upgrade your eyewear game at the same time!

What is Tricare Vision Insurance?

Tricare Vision Insurance covers contacts lens replacement, as well as a yearly supply of contact lenses. The policy also includes a monthly deductible, which is $50 per month, and a coverage limit of $2,500 per year. In addition, Tricare Vision Insurance pays for the cost of corrective lenses if your prescription changes after you have started wearing contact lenses.

What are the Coverage Limits for Contacts?

Tricare vision insurance covers contacts lenses, but not eyeglasses. Coverage for contacts is based on the number of lenses in a prescription, with a limit of 12 per lens. Tricare couples vision coverage with dental coverage, so you can receive both services at no extra cost.

How to File a Claim for Contacts coverage

If you have Contacts coverage through Tricare, there are a few things you need to do in order to file a claim. First, contact your insurance company and provide them with the proof of purchase (which usually includes your receipt). Next, gather all of the information you can about the incident, including the date and time of the incident

the name and address of the person who was injured

the type of injury sustained

your account number If you were injured in an accident that occurred outside of the United States, you will also need to provide information about your foreign insurance policy if it covers medical expenses. Finally, complete Form SC-042 (military claim form), which is available from Tricare. Once you have completed all of these steps, submit them to your insurance company.

What to do if You Can’t Afford to Pay for Contacts Coverage

If you can’t afford to pay for contacts coverage, there are other ways to get affordable vision insurance. Some people use their employer’s health insurance. Others try to buy cheap or supplemental vision insurance. You might also be able to find temporary or limited-time deals on vision insurance through online brokers or providers.


If you are in the military, you may be familiar with Tricare. It is a government-run health insurance program that covers medical expenses for members of the Armed Forces and their families. One of the benefits of Tricare Vision Coverage is that it reimburses eligible participants for any contact lenses required as part of their regular care.

If you have questions about whether your vision insurance covers contacts, or if you need help filing a claim, our team can help guide you through the process. Contact us today to learn more!