Back to Top Skip to main content Skip to sub-navigation

Health Care Provider [DoDI 6000.13] (HCP)

Date of Publication



A Service member providing direct patient care who has been granted privileges to diagnose, initiate, alter, or terminate health care treatment regimens within the scope of the member’s license, certification, or registration.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6000.13: Accession and Retention Policies, Programs, and Incentives for Military Health Professions Officers (HPOs)

Related Glossary Terms

Health Care Provider [JP 4-02] | Health Care Provider [DoDM 6025.13] | Health Care Providers [DoDI 6200.06]

Last Updated: December 05, 2018

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

Some documents are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). A PDF reader is required for viewing. Download a PDF Reader or learn more about PDFs.