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Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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HA 95-012: Uniform Access Requirements for Primary Care Managers

Policy

This memorandum establishes policy for uniform access standards for all TRICARE Prime-enrolled beneficiaries.

  • Identification #: HA 95-012
  • Date: 8/21/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-011: Tri-Service Pharmacy Policy Guidance

Policy

This memorandum transmits the Tri-Service Pharmacy Policy Guidance for Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) commanders and pharmacies.

  • Identification #: HA 95-011
  • Date: 7/26/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-010: Use of Defense Medical Information System/Systems Integration, Design, Development, Operations and Maintenance (D/SIDDOMS) Contracts

Policy

D/SIDDOMS is a multiple-contract vehicle that is designed to provide support to ongoing and future health care programs.

  • Identification #: HA 95-010
  • Date: 7/6/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-009: Modification of Pediatric Blood Lead Screening Program

Policy

This memo modifies the Pediatric Blood Lead Screening Program

  • Identification #: HA 95-009
  • Date: 6/26/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Memorandum of Understanding: MCSCs Entering Into Agreements with VA Facilities

Policy

The purpose of this memorandum of understanding is to establish general rquiarements for agreements between a DoD regional managed care support contractor and a VA health care facility so the VA facility can become a TRICARE network provider.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 6/26/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-008: MHSS Video Teleconference Meetings

Policy

This memo establishes policy and procedures for use of VTC meetings to improve multi-point communications.

  • Identification #: HA 95-008
  • Date: 6/20/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-007: Newborn Billing Policy

Policy

This memo establishes a consistent newborn billing policy between the Third Party Collection (TPC) and Medical Service Account (MSA) Programs

  • Identification #: HA 95-007
  • Date: 6/19/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-005: Policy for the Use of ID Tags and ID Cards for Emergency Transfusion at the Second Echelon of Medical Care and the Validation of Those Parameters

Policy

Policy for the Use of ID Tags and ID Cards for Emergency Transfusion at the Second Echelon of Medical Care and the Validation of Those Parameters

  • Identification #: HA 95-005
  • Date: 4/21/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 95-004: Recommendations Regarding the Use of the Newly Licensed Hepatitis A Vaccine in Military Personnel

Policy

This memo establishes recommendations regarding the use of the Hepatitis A Vaccine in Military Personnel

  • Identification #: HA 95-004
  • Date: 4/19/1995
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

The Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board

Fact Sheet
2/1/1995

An interagency board - the Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board - was established in January 1994 to work to resolve the health concerns of Persian Gulf veterans, including active duty personnel and reservists with Gulf service.

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DODI 6025.5 Personal Services Contracts for Health Care Providers

Policy

This Instruction reissues this issuance to update the policy, responsibilities, and procedures for implementing the authority for PSCs for HCPs.

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 6025.5
  • Date: 1/6/1995
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Personal Services Contract (PSC)

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
1/6/1995

A contract that, by its expressed terms or as administered, makes the contractor personnel appear, in effect, to be Government employees.

Source of Definition:

DODI 6025.5 Personal Services Contracts for Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers

Glossary Term
Date of Publication:
1/6/1995

Health services personnel who participate in clinical patient care. That does not include personnel whose duties are primarily administrative or clerical, nor personnel who provide maintenance or security services.

Source of Definition:

DODI 6025.5 Personal Services Contracts for Health Care Providers

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Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Providers [DoDI 6200.06] | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider [DoDM 6025.13] | Health Care Provider [JP 4-02]

MSMR Vol. 1 No. 8 – November 1995

Report
1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Hydrogen sulfide exposure, Ft Irwin; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; GBS following Influenza immunization; Korean hemorrhagic fever, Korea; Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Fort Leavenworth, KS; PM guidance: Deployment to FRY; Cold weather injury rates, 1991 – 1995; ARD surveillance update.

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 5 – August 1995

Report
1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Heat related Injuries, July 1995; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Heat / Cold weather injuries, Jan - Jul, 1995; Classification and disposition of heat injuries; Respiratory disease outbreak, Fort Jackson; Surveillance trends: Heat Injuries 1990 – 1994; ARD surveillance update; Lightning Strike, Fort Jackson.

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