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A patient walks down A-wing to TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration on the third floor of Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 25, 2021. TOPA creates, maintains and quality checks all written medical records, and handles medical examination boards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Melody Bordeaux)
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Policy
Jun 16, 2014

Directive: Army MEDCOM Regulation 40-57: Trial of Labor for Patients Attempting Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean Delivery

This regulation provides standardized guidance to promote maximum effectiveness and safety to the maternal-fetal unit during trial of labor (TOL) for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) section delivery and to provide an optimal environment and psychosocial support to the patient.

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  • Type: Directive
Policy
Mar 10, 2014

Directive: Army MEDCOM Regulation 40-59: Standardization of Inpatient Falls Risk Assessment and Documentation Falls Prevention Program

This regulation directs standardized implementation of endorsed evidence-based falls risk assessment tools: the Johns Hopkins Hospital Fall Risk Assessment© (adult) and the Miami Children’s Hospital’s Humpty Dumpty Scale© (pediatric). In addition, this regulation requires incorporation of falls assessment documentation into the inpatient (Essentris) ...

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  • Type: Directive
Report
Feb 25, 2014

Evaluation of the TRICARE Program Fiscal Year 2014 Report to Congress

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The Evaluation of the TRICARE Program: Access, Cost, and Quality, Fiscal Year 2014 Report to Congress is provided by the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA)/Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)—Defense Health Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (DHCAPE), in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) (OASD/HA).This ...

Policy
Jan 31, 2014

Federal Regulation: Army MEDCOM Regulation 40-48: Fires Associated with the Performance of Surgical Procedures

The purpose of this regulation is to provide policy and recommendations that will help ensure minimal risk of fires associated with the performance of surgical procedures in any healthcare setting to include, but not limited to, the following: operating room (OR), office-based, ambulatory surgery, and intensive care unit type.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Type: Federal Regulation
Policy
Oct 3, 2013

Instruction: #DoD Instruction Number 6000.14, DoDI 6000.14: DoD Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in the Military Health System

This instruction reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6000.14 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for implementation of the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities (commonly referred to as the “Patient’s Bill of Rights”) (Reference (c)).

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction Number 6000.14
  • Type: Instruction
Policy
Apr 11, 2013

Memorandum: #602520p, Medical Management (MM) Programs in the Direct Care System (DCS) and Remote Areas 602520p

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Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes uniform guidelines, procedures, and standards for the implementation of clinical case management (CM) in the Military Health System (MHS), for TRICARE beneficiaries including care of the wounded, ill, and injured (WII). Defines terms for MM, implements polices, assigns responsibilities, and ...

  • Identification #: 602520p
  • Type: Memorandum
Policy
Mar 18, 2013

Memorandum: #13-001, Expansion of the Chiropractic Program 13-001

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Chiropractic services may now be added at Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) that do not offer the service, subject to Military Department approval procedures and available funding. This change recognizes several requests from MTFs to add chiropractic services and the incorporation of chiropractic care in various pain management programs. Each ...

  • Identification #: 13-001
  • Type: Memorandum
Report
Feb 28, 2013

Evaluation of the TRICARE Program Fiscal Year 2013 Report to Congress

.PDF | 4.49 MB

The Evaluation of the TRICARE Program: Access, Cost, and Quality, Fiscal Year 2013 Report to Congress is provided by the TRICARE Management Activity (TMA)/Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)—Defense Health Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (DHCAPE), in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) (OASD/HA).This ...

Policy
Sep 24, 2012

Memorandum: #12-009, Guidelines for Suspension and Reinstatement of TRICARE Reserve Select Coverage 12-009

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This memorandum clarifies the procedures under title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 199.24(d)(3) for suspending TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS) coverage for up to 12 months and, upon request from a TRS member/survivor request, lifting the suspension, which will reinstate coverage with no break.

  • Identification #: 12-009
  • Type: Memorandum
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