Well-Child Care (birth through five years)
Well-child care is a covered benefit and includes routine newborn care; comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention exams; vision and hearing screenings; height, weight and head circumference; routine immunizations; and developmental and behavioral appraisal. TRICARE covers well-child care in accordance with the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines through age five. The recommended ages for exams (with specific screenings) are: newborn, three to five days, by one month, two months, four months, six months, nine months, 12 months, 15 months, 18 months, 24 months, 30 months, three years, four years and through age five.
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