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Education or Counseling Services

Patient and parent education or counseling services are a limited benefit. Most education and training programs are not covered except for limited circumstances under the Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) program. The following education or counseling services are covered when included as part of an office visit by a physician or other TRICARE-authorized provider: dietary assessment and nutrition; physical activity and exercise; cancer surveillance; safe sexual practices; tobacco, alcohol, and substance abuse; accident and injury prevention; promoting dental health; stress, bereavement, and suicide risk assessment.