Does Anyone Know if Tricare Covers IPL Treatment for Rosacea?

I am wanting IPL for broken capillaries on my cheeks and around nose (rosacea) I am wondering if anyone has experience with Tricare covering IPL therapy for rosacea. It would be great not only for my rosacea but for my freckles too. Thanks!

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Insurance coverage for IPL

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Tricare does not cover IPL treatments. Almost all insurance carriers have dropped coverage for these procedures, as they follow the lead of Medicare, and Medicare hasn't covered these treatments for a number of years, as they consider them "cosmetic" in nature.

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