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DoD Instruction 6025.19: Individual Medical Readiness

Policy

This instruction implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures to improve IMR in accordance with the authority in Reference (b). This implementation is in accordance with sections 1074a, 10149, and 10206 of Title 10, United States Code and DoDD 6200.04 (References (c) and (d), respectively)

DoD Instruction 6440.02: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Program (CLIP)

Policy

This instruction establishes the Center for Clinical Laboratory Medicine (CCLM), formerly known as the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Program Office, under the Defense Health Agency (DHA). CCLM has the primary responsibility to develop Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) comparable regulations and administer the CLIP in accordance with Reference (c).

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 6440.02
  • Date: 5/29/2014
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DoD Instruction 8910.10: Information Collection and Reporting

Policy

This instruction establishes and reissues policies and assigns responsibilities for the collection of information and the control of the paperwork burden consistent with chapter 35 of Title 44, United States Code.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules (45 C.F.R. Parts 160 and 164)

Policy

The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes national standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other personal health information and applies to health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers that conduct certain health care transactions electronically. The HIPAA Security Rule establishes national standards to protect individuals’ electronic personal health information that is created, received, used, or maintained by a covered entity. Refer to 45 C.F.R. Parts 160 and 164 for additional information.

Information Sharing Environment Privacy and Civil Liberties Guidelines

Policy

The President approved for issuance and implementation the ISE Privacy and Civil Liberties Guidelines (in accordance with IRTPA §1016 (d), and in furtherance of Executive Order 13388).

DoD Instruction 1010.10: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Policy

This instruction reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 1010.10 (Reference (a)) as a DoD instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for health promotion and disease prevention in accordance with References (c) through (f).

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 1010.10
  • Date: 4/28/2014
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: Preventive Health

MOU Sharing Personal Information

Policy

This MOU revises the MOU on "Defining Data-Sharing Between the Departments," executed in May and June of2005. The revised language of the title ("Sharing Personal Information") refers to Protected Health Information (PHI) and other personally identifiable information (PH).

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 4/24/2014
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Military Health System Prescription Transfer Procedures

Policy

Effective immediately, all Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facility (MTF) outpatient phannacics will accept patient requests for prescription transfers from another MTF and from retail phannacies. When another phannacy requests prescription transfer infonnation on behalf ofa patient, DoD MTF outpatient phannacies will respond to the inquirer in a timely maru1er.

DoD Instruction 8500.01: Cybersecurity

Policy

This Instruction reissues and renames DoD Directive (DoDD) 8500.01E as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) pursuant to the authority in DoDD 5144.02 to establish a DoD cybersecurity program to protect and defend DoD information and information technology (IT).

DoD/Veterans Affairs (VA) Sharing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Policy

This MOU establishes a framework governing inter-Departmental transfer of PIII/PHI of beneficiaries who receive health care and/or other benefits from either Department. This MOU revises the MOU on "Defining Data-Sharing Between the Departments," executed in May and June of 2005.

DoDI 8510.01: Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT)

Policy

This Instruction reissues and renames DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8510.01 in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5144.02. It also establishes the RMF for DoD IT (referred to in this Instruction as “the RMF”), establishing associated cybersecurity policy, and assigning responsibilities for executing and maintaining the RMF.

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

Policy

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) electronic medical record (EMR).

Procedures on Responsibility of Dispensing Prescriptions at MTF Pharmacies 14-004

Policy

This memorandum clarifies procedures relating to Health Affairs Policy 04-032, "TRICARE Pharmacy Benefit Program Formulary Management," dated December 22, 2004, which remains in effect. Specifically, this memorandum is addressed to all military treatment facility (MTF) providers and pharmacies. It revalidates the requirement for MTFs to provide medications prescribed by MTF providers and restates procedures for obtaining 3rd tier (Nonformulary) and compounded medications for patients treated at MTFs.

DoD Instruction 1010.04: Problematic Substance Use by DoD Personnel

Policy

Establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for problematic alcohol and drug use prevention, identification, diagnosis, and treatment for DoD military and civilian personnel.

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 1010.04
  • Date: 2/20/2014
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: Substance Abuse

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

Policy

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.

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