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Purchased Care System [6025.13]

Date of Publication

10/29/2013

Definition

Civilian providers (including individuals, groups, hospitals, and clinics) who have agreed to accept the DoD and uniformed services beneficiaries enrolled in the regional managed care program authorized by the Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) for Health Affairs (HA). Providers in the purchased care system deliver healthcare at negotiated rates, adhere to provider agreements, and follow other requirements of the managed care program.

Source of Definition

DoD Manual 6025.13: Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS)

Related Glossary Terms

Purchased Care System

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