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Covered Personnel

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
8/12/2022

Individuals who have been identified as HIV-positive, are asymptomatic, and who have a clinically confirmed undetectable viral load.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6485.01: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Military Service Members

DOD Entities with DOD Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Concerns

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
7/19/2022

  • Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness
  • Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
  • Director, Defense Health Agency
  • Chief Actuary, DOD Office of the Actuary (through ...

Source of Definition

DODI 6070.01: DoD Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund

Business Associate

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
9/18/2020

Disability Evaluation System

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/12/2020

The DoD mechanism for determining fitness for duty, separation, or retirement of Service members because of disability in accordance with Chapter 61 of Title 10, United States Code.

Source of Definition

DTM 20-001 Policy Revisions for the Disability Evaluation System

Related Glossary Terms

Disability Evaluation System | Disability Evaluation System | Disability Evaluation System | Disability Evaluation System [DoDI 6040.44] | Disability Evaluation System [DoDM 1332.18v3)

Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/12/2020

The joint DoD-VA process by which DoD determines whether ill or injured Service members are fit for continued service and DoD and VA determine appropriate benefits for Service members who are separated or retired for disability.

Source of Definition

DTM 20-001 Policy Revisions for the Disability Evaluation System

Related Glossary Terms

Integrated Disability Evaluation System | Integrated Disability Evaluation System | Integrated Disability Evaluation System | Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Multi Disciplinary Briefing

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/12/2020

A briefing that establishes Service member expectations, prepares Service members for each stage of the DES process, and informs Service members of what is expected of them during the DES process.

Source of Definition

DTM 20-001 Policy Revisions for the Disability Evaluation System

Related Glossary Terms

Multi Disciplinary Briefing

Legacy Disability Evaluation System

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/12/2020

A DoD-only disability evaluation mechanism to assess ill or injured Service members’ fitness for continued military service and, if unfit, the appropriate disability disposition.  Service members processed through the LDES must be ...

Source of Definition

DTM 20-001 Policy Revisions for the Disability Evaluation System

Related Glossary Terms

Legacy Disability Evaluation System | Legacy Disability Evaluation System

Civilian Employees Providing Primary Care Services

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Any non-military health care provider who has patients empaneled to himself or herself and serves as the manager for clinical care of those patients.  This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants practicing in ...

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Civilian Employees Providing Primary Care Services

Contract Health Providers

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Medical and dental personnel who are authorized to provide health care services in military MTFs or contract clinics by way of a personal services contract pursuant to Section 1091 of Title 10, United States Code or a non-personal services ...

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Contract Health Providers

Medical Readiness

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Applied to medical personnel, this includes all of the clinical and nonclinical individual and team requirements necessary to accomplish the deployed mission.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Medical Readiness

Beneficiaries

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Individuals eligible for health care services in accordance with Chapter 55 of Title 10, United States Code.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Beneficiaries | Beneficiaries | Beneficiaries [DoDI 6025.25] | Beneficiary [DHA IPM: 16-001] | Beneficiary | Beneficiary [DoDI 6040.45] | Beneficiary [DoDM 6025.13]

Direct Care

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Medical care provided to Service members and beneficiaries from healthcare facilities and medical support organizations owned by the DoD.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Direct Care

Deployed

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Relocated from a person’s regular, fixed duty location to a temporary duty location that is in support of a DoD-supported operation.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Deployed | Deployed

Clinical Readiness

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

Clinical practice that is relevant to a provider or provider team’s ability to perform their assigned deployed role.  This would include MTF-based practice as well as clinical experience gained through partnerships.  Also ...

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Clinical Readiness

Primary Care

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/7/2020

The provision of integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of ...

Source of Definition

DODI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Related Glossary Terms

Primary Caregiver | Primary Caregiver
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