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Primary Care Manager [DoDI 6000.14] (PCM)

Date of Publication

9/26/2011

Definition

Licensed and credentialed healthcare providers privileged to provide primary and preventive care services and to facilitate appropriate referrals for other services, including specialty services, for all active duty members and TRICARE Prime enrollees. PCMs may include physicians specialized in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Certified and privileged Adult, Family, Pediatric or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, and Physicians Assistants may also serve as PCMs.

Source of Definition

DoDI 6000.14: DoD Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in the Military Health System

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