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Military Health System

Patient Categories

Patient categories (PATCATs) are identified and grouped by sponsor service, beneficiary category, and special interest patient groups. The correct usage of PATCATs is directly linked to UBO billing operations for determining the appropriate rate to charge and the correct billing method.

New PATCAT Table (v9.0) Available

PATCAT Training Resources

The PATCAT Training Module provides detailed information for understanding the purpose of PATCAT codes and about how PATCATs are structured and assigned.

The training module also offers learning checks throughout to assist with retaining knowledge about identifying PATCATs, access to PATCAT help resources, and how to utilize the latest PATCAT Finder Guide to choose the correct PATCAT. 

Last Updated: January 21, 2022
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