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Health Care Provider [JP 4-02] (HCP)

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Any member of the Armed Forces, civilian employee of the Department of Defense, or personal services contract employee under Title 10, United States Code, Section 1091 authorized by the Department of Defense to perform health care functions.  Also called DoD health care provider. (JP 1-02)

Source of Definition:

Joint Publication 4-02, Health Service Support

Related Glossary Terms:

Health Care Provider [DoDM 6025.13] | Healthcare Trainee | Health Care Providers

Last Updated: December 05, 2018
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