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DHA-AI 5015.01: Records Management

Policy

This DHA-AI establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) program responsibilities and procedures for the DHA Component Records Management Officer (CRMO) and Office Records Liaisons (RLs). Any personnel, regardless of affiliation (government, contractor, active enlistment, etc.), working within DHA in support of Records Management shall adhere to the procedures established and outlined in this DHA-AI.

  • Identification #: DHA AI 5015.01
  • Date: 2/6/2020
  • Type: Administrative Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 18-001: Standard Appointing Processes, Procedures, Hours of Operation, Productivity, Performance Measures and Appointment Types in Primary, Specialty, and Behavioral Health Care in Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (j) and Reference (l), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to describe standard appointing processes, procedures, and appointment types in primary, specialty, and behavioral healthcare in Defense Health Program (DHP)-funded Department of Defense (DoD) MTFs. This DHA-IPM is effective immediately and cancels Reference (k); it must be incorporated into a future DHA-Procedural Instruction. This DHA-IPM will expire June 3, 2020.

  • Identification #: 18-001
  • Date: 2/4/2020
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

Force Health Protection Guidance for the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Policy

This memorandum provides initial guidance to DoD personnel on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. DoD is coordinating closely with the interagency to align our increased preparedness posture.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 1/30/2020
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 18-008: Use of Medical Q Services (MQS) Contract by Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (d): • Instructs MTFs and servicing contracting offices to use the DHA MQS contracts for the procurement of health care staffing requirements for market segments of physician, nurse, dental, and ancillary contract services in the United States and its Territories. • Is effective immediately; it must be incorporated into a forthcoming change to DHA Procedural Instruction 6025.05 (Reference (g)). This DHA-IPM will expire July 31, 2020.

  • Identification #: 18-008
  • Date: 1/23/2020
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Calendar Year 2020

Policy

Memo outlining the TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select beneficiary out-of-pocket expenses for calendar year 2020. These rates will be effective January l, 2020.

TRICARE Retail Refund DoD Pricing Agreement

Policy

This agreement satisfies the requirement of TRICARE regulation (32 CFR 199.21(q)(2)(i)) for a manufacturer’s written agreement and for establishing refund procedures (32 CFR 199.21(q)(3)(i)).

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 1/14/2020
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: N/A

2019 Billing Rates for Care Provided to Foreign Nationals

Policy

DHA PI 6010.01: Healthcare Benefit Eligibility Verification and Patient Registration Procedures

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (ag), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for verifying eligibility, proper patient registration, and patient identity management within the Military Health System (MHS). Standardized patient registration guidance is essential in maintaining a competent and effective workforce capable of executing health service support in an optimal manner.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6010.01
  • Date: 1/14/2020
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PM 6025-01: Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) Standards

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedures Manual (DHA-PM), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (i), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to establish required standards for: a. Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) and primary care clinics for adult, child and adolescent, health behavior, behavioral medicine, and behavioral health services in primary care. b. Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs). c. Behavioral Health Care Facilitators (BHCFs). d. External Behavioral Health Consultants (EBHCs). e. Primary Care Clinic Leaders.

Armed Forces Reportable Medical Events Guidelines and Case Definitions Memo

Policy

The Armed Forces Reportable Medical Events Guidelines and Case Definitions (RME Guidelines) standardize reporting and tracking of disease and other conditions of public health and military importance. Timely reporting permits earlier recognition of public health events and interventions to protect the health of the force.

DHA PI 6025.10: Change 1: Standard Processes, Guidelines, and Responsibilities of the DoD Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in the Military Health System (MHS) Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) through (d), and in accordance with the guidance of References (e) through (t), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to begin standard processes and guidelines for the Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Reference (e)), in MTFs.

DHA PI 6200.07: Inclusion of Gambling Disorder on the Periodic Health Assessment (PHA)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (f), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to assign responsibilities and provide instructions for the requirements of Reference (d), which requires inclusion of gambling disorder screening questions in the PHA.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6200.07
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6430.04: Use of Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) as the Authoritative Information System (IS) of Record for Medical Logistics (MEDLOG) Enterprise Activity (EA)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (g), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures and: (a) Establishes use of the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) System as the authoritative Information System (IS) for military medical treatment facilities (MTFs) and DHA Components. (b) Directs the use of DMLSS and related systems under the Defense MEDLOG- Enterprise Solution. This DHA-PI supports interoperability and standardizes the authoritative IS within the DHA Medical Logistics (MEDLOG) Enterprise Activity (EA).

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6430.04
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.31: Military Medical Treatment Facility Pharmacy Operations

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (r), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: a. Implement standardized and efficient Military Medical Treatment Facility Pharmacy Operations. b. Maintain best practices for medication management. c. Comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.31
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.29: Provision of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Persons at High Risk of Acquiring HIV Infection

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (i): a. Establishes the Military Health System (MHS) instructions for the provision of HIV PrEP for persons at high risk of HIV acquisition. b. Describes the elements and resources required to implement an HIV PrEP program. c. Establishes the indications for HIV PrEP, laboratory (lab) testing and monitoring, and prescribing of HIV PrEP. d. Provides a link to an HIV PrEP toolkit for providers.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.29
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A
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