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Health Care Provider (HCP)

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Any medical treatment facility or, dental treatment facility. This includes garrison clinics and such facilities in a military operational unit, ship, or aircraft, and any other person or organization outside of such facilities' workforce who furnishes, bills, or is paid for healthcare in the normal course  of business. This term includes occupational health clinics for civilian employees or contractor personnel.

Source of Definition:

DoD Instruction 6490.10: Continuity of Behavioral Health Care for Transferring and Transitioning Service Members

Related Glossary Terms:

Health Care Providers | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider [DoDM 6025.13] | Health Care Provider [JP 4-02]

Last Updated: August 12, 2022
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