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Dual Eligible Beneficiaries

Date of Publication:

1/23/2012

Definition:

Individuals who have statutory eligibility for care in the DoD MHS and VA health care system. Dually eligible beneficiaries have freedom of choice, consistent with the rules and procedures of the respective departments, as to which medical benefit to use for an episode of care, which is defined as all the discrete services and encounters associated with specific diagnostic condition.

Source of Definition:

DoDI: 6010.23: DoD and Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Resource Sharing Program

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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