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Colonoscopy or Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Routine colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy performed for colorectal cancer screening, in the absence of cancer or other presenting signs, is a limited benefit. See colorectal cancer screenings for details.

TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Prime Remote beneficiaries, excluding active duty service members, with an assigned primary care manager (PCM) do not require an approval from Health Net Federal Services, LLC (HNFS) when using a TRICARE network provider. TRICARE Prime Remote beneficiaries without an assigned PCM and TRICARE Select beneficiaries do not require an approval from HNFS when using a TRICARE network or non-network provider.

See cost information for preventive services. There may be a copayment or cost share if performed due to a diagnosed or suspected medical condition. See cost information for ambulatory surgery and ancillary services.