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Evaluation of the TRICARE Program Fiscal Year 2015 Report to Congress

Report
2/28/2015

The Evaluation of the TRICARE Program: Access, Cost, and Quality, Fiscal Year 2015 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 evaluation report presents results trended over at least the most recent three fiscal years, where programs are mature and data permit. MHS cost, quality, and access data are compared with corresponding comparable civilian benchmarks, such as comparing beneficiary-reported access and experience to results from the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), comparing our quality measures to the national expectations and results of the Joint Commission, and comparing healthrisky behavior to Healthy People 2020 objectives.

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Non-Availability of Patient Appointments at Medical Treatment Facilities

Policy

This policy is to be implemented immediately to ensure patients are not told to call back the next day for an appointment.

Continuing Health Education Update

Presentation
2/11/2015

Continuing Health Education Update presented to the Defense Health Board

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Form Follows Function Pursuing a World Class System for Health

Report
2/1/2015

Form Follows Function: Pursuing a World-Class System for Health

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MEDCOM Regulation 40-49: Medical Services Surgical Counts

Policy

This regulation provides guidelines for accountability of items used during operative and other invasive procedures (inclusive of minimally invasive procedures) to ensure they are not retained in a patient. This regulation addresses which items will, at a minimum, be counted, as well as when, how, and by whom the surgical count will be performed.

Continuing Health Education Tasking Update

Presentation
11/6/2014

Continuing Health Education Tasking Update presented to the Defense Health Board

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Medical Ethics Subcommittee Update on Dual Loyalties of Medical Providers Tasking

Presentation
11/6/2014

Medical Ethics Subcommittee Update on Dual Loyalties of Medical Providers Tasking presented to the Defense Health Board

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Air Force Instruction 44-176: Access to Care Continuum

Policy

This publication implements AFPD 44-1, Medical Operations. It provides guidance and procedures for Access to Care (ATC) operations within the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). It establishes the roles, responsibilities, definitions and requirements for implementing, sustaining and managing ATC for AFMS Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs).

Army OTSG/MEDCOM Policy Memo 14-085: Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

Policy

This policy memo provides standardized definitions, standardized guidelines for insertion and maintenance of urinary catheters, and standardized processes for data collection and reporting of CAUTIs.

Army OTSG/MEDCOM Policy Memo 14-083: Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Policy

This policy memorandum directs Commanders to incorporate health care delivered to patients placed on ventilators at the patient's bedside whose measures that have been shown to prevent or reduce VAP as described in the current scientific literature.

Dual Loyalties of Medical Providers

Presentation
8/11/2014

Briefing at the August 11, 2014 Defense Health Board meeting on Dual Loyalties of Medical Providers

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

Policy

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.

Health Care Delivery Subcommittee Update Sustainment and Advancement of Amputee Care Tasking

Presentation
6/3/2014

Presentation to the Defense Health Board: Health Care Delivery Subcommittee Update Sustainment and Advancement of Amputee Care Tasking

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Maximizing Value and Readiness in Delivering Joint Health Care at Camp Lejeune

Presentation
6/3/2014

Briefing about Maximizing Value and Readiness in Delivering Joint Health Care at Camp Lejeune

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MHS IM-IT Submissions Form Instructions

Form/Template
4/16/2014

Instructions for completing the MHS IM-IT Submissions Form. The form is used to submit an idea that fosters a change to an IM/IT capability, policy/process, or system.

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