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Medical Assessment

Date of Publication

4/14/2016

Definition

A face to face visit with a health care provider that includes a review of health history and documentation of all service related health conditions. For completeness and accuracy, a focused exam of any new signs or symptoms may be required.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6040.46: The Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE) for the DoD Separation Health Assessment (SHA) Program

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