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MHS Health Care Glossary

Military Health System (MHS) Health Care Glossary serves as the official repository and consolidated reference (as a secondary source) for terms and definitions used within the MHS. Some terms may have multiple and varying definitions based on the context and primary source of authority. Note that certain definitions may be approved only for limited use in a single primary reference document, while others may have broad applicability in multiple contexts and issuances. To determine the most appropriate definition in a particular context, consult all relevant source documents. Any disparities between this Glossary and primary sources are unintentional, and the primary source shall control.

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Transition

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

A process that may include: Leaving military service by way of discharge, separation, or retirement; Release from active duty (REFRAD) for RC members; Transfer from the military healthcare system to the VA healthcare system.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Transition

Invitational Travel Orders

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

Military travel orders that allow an RSM’s family to travel and stay with the RSM during treatment and recovery after suffering a wound, illness, or injury.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Invitational Travel Orders

Eligible Family Member

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

An RSM’s spouse, child (including stepchildren, adopted children, and illegitimate children), parent or person in loco parentis, or sibling on invitational travel orders or serving as a non-medical attendee while caring for the RSM for ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Eligible Family Member

Department of Veterans Affairs

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

The Federal agency responsible for providing a wide range of programs and services to Service members and veterans as required by chapter 77 of title 38, U.S.C. (Reference (p)).  The VA includes, among other components, the Veterans ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Department of Veterans Affairs

Recovering Service Member

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

A member of the military services who is undergoing medical treatment, recuperation, or therapy and is in an inpatient or outpatient status, who incurred or aggravated a serious illness or injury in the line of duty, and who may be assigned to ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Recovering Service Member | Recovering Service Member

Federal Recovery Coordination Program

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

The program established by the Department of Defense and the VA to provide management and oversight of the resources needed to coordinate care and support to RSMs through recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Federal Recovery Coordination Program | Federal Recovery Coordination Program

Acuity

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

The level of severity or urgency of an RSM’s medical condition as related to the need for certain care or treatment.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Acuity

Transition Assistance Program

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

A program designed to ease the transition of Service members from military service to the civilian workforce and community.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Transition Assistance Program

Recovery Plan

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
12/1/2009

A patient-centered plan prepared by an RT, RSM, and family or designated caregiver with medical and non-medical goals for recovery, rehabilitation, and transition, as well as personal and professional goals, and the identified services and ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 1300.24: Recovery Coordination Program (RCP)

Related Glossary Terms

Recovery Plan

Drug Unapproved for Its Applied Use

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/27/2008

As provided in section 1107 of Title 10, United States Code, an FDA-approved drug or biological product administered for a use not described in the approved labeling of the drug or biological product (referred to in subsection (g)(2)) and for ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.02: Application of FDA Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Drug Unapproved for Its Applied Use

Particular Military Operation

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/27/2008

As used in this Instruction, a military operation or specific military mission or function which involves as part of a force health protection program the use of an IND as a medical countermeasure against any chemical, biological, or ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.02: Application of FDA Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Particular Military Operation

Unapproved Product

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/27/2008

A medical product that has not been approved by the FDA for general commercial marketing or that the FDA has determined may not be used for its intended purpose without an Emergency Use Authorization or under rules applicable to ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.02: Application of FDA Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Unapproved Product

Force Health Protection Program

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/27/2008

As used in this Instruction, an organized program of healthcare preventive or therapeutic treatment, or preparations for such treatment, designed to meet the actual, anticipated, or potential needs of a group of military personnel in relation ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.02: Application of FDA Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Force Health Protection Program

Emergency Use Authorization

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/27/2008

An authorization from the FDA under section 564 of Reference (d) with respect to an unapproved product that allows, based on a declaration of emergency by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the product to be introduced into interstate ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.02: Application of FDA Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Emergency Use Authorization

Medical Product

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
2/27/2008

 A drug, including a biological product, or a medical device.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6200.02: Application of FDA Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs

Related Glossary Terms

Medical Product
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