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Memorandum to Establish 2020 Premium Rates for TRICARE Reserve Select, TRICARE Retired Reserve, TRICARE Young Adult, and the Continued Health Care Benefit Program

Policy

Calendar Year 2020 premium rates are established for TRICARE Reserve Select, TRICARE Retired Reserve, TRI CARE Young Adult, and Fiscal Year 2020 premium rates for the Continued Health Care Benefit Program.

DHA PI 6025.18: Animal Access to Facilities

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 (p), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to provide guidance for Animal Access to the DHA Facilities, to include warrior transition and rehabilitation facilities, encompassing service animals, Military Working Animals, and animals used in Animal-Assisted Therapies (AATs) and Animal-Assisted Activities (AAAs).

  • Identification #: 6025.18
  • Date: 5/21/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 19-004: Utilization of the Case Management (CM) Registry (Active and Screening) for Military Health System (MHS) Beneficiaries

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (q), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: • Outline responsibilities for MHS and Service Department CM personnel to utilize the CM Screening Registry. • Identify requirements to utilize CM coding in alignment with current MHS CM coding guidance in accordance with Reference (h). • Require the use of standardized Adult and Pediatric Tri-Service Workflow (TSWF) forms for CM documentation (inclusive of telephonic, virtual, or face to face screening) located within AHLTA system and future Electronic Health Record MHS GENESIS in accordance with Reference (i). • This DHA-IPM is effective immediately and will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue. It must be incorporated into an enduring DHA-Procedural Instruction to support sustained Military Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) implementation.

  • Identification #: 19-004
  • Date: 5/16/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 1100.01: Guidance for Manpower Program

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authorities of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (m), establishes Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: a. Understand and monitor baseline manpower requirements using the quarterly-published DHA Joint Table of Distribution (JTD). b. Request adjustments to their manpower requirements by utilizing the process of submitting Manpower Change Requests (MCRs) or Organizational Change Requests (OCRs). c. Identify the coordination, roles, and responsibility of organizations within the DHA, including the Markets, Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs), and other activities with respect to manpower functions. The DHA prescribes: (1) Strategic priorities of the DHA and References referred to in Enclosure 1; (2) How manpower is managed within the DHA; and (3) Guidance to DHA, associated Markets, and MTF personnel.

  • Identification #: 1100.01
  • Date: 5/16/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 8160.01: Defense Health Program (DHP) System Inventory Management and Reporting

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 (m), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) overarching guidance to implement the policies and procedures for the DHP-funded systems inventory management, registration, and reporting using the Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository (DITPR).

  • Identification #: 8160.01
  • Date: 5/13/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6200.02: Comprehensive Contraceptive Counseling and Access to the Full Range of Methods of Contraception

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), in accordance with the requirements of References (c) through (i), and the guidance of References (j) through (v), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for comprehensive standards on healthcare with respect to access to comprehensive contraceptive counseling and the full range of contraceptive methods for members of the Armed Forces and all eligible beneficiaries of the Military Health System (MHS).

  • Identification #: 6200.02
  • Date: 5/13/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: Women's Health

DHA PI 6025.16: Processes and Procedures for Implementation of Standardized Perinatal Training

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 (p), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to describe standard processes and criteria for developing and sustaining comprehensive systems to provide, assess, and monitor standardized perinatal training for military medical personnel providing services to mothers and infants.

  • Identification #: 6025.16
  • Date: 4/30/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: Children's Health

DHA PI 6025.15: Management of Problematic Substance Use by DoD Personnel

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 (aa), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to assign responsibilities for problematic alcohol and drug use identification, diagnosis, and treatment for DoD military personnel.

  • Identification #: 6025.15
  • Date: 4/16/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: Substance Abuse

FY19 Direct Care ASA Rates Memo

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 4/16/2019
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule Compliance in DoD Health Care Programs

Policy

This issuance, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for; DoD compliance with federal law governing health information privacy and breach of privacy; Integrating health information privacy and breach compliance with general information privacy and security requirements in accordance with federal law and DoD issuances; Health information technology, system interoperability, and exchange of electronic health information, in relation to federal law governing health information privacy and breach; and DoD contracting and procurement activities in relation to federal law governing health information privacy and breach.

Implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule in DoD Health Care Programs

Policy

This 6025.18 DoD Manual was issued in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02. It also implements the policy in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6025.18, and assigns responsibilities and procedural standards for protecting personally identifiable health information in accordance with parts 160 and 164 of title 45, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

(DTM)-19-004 -Military Service by Transgender Persons and Persons with Gender Dysphoria

Policy

Implements the policy in the February 22, 2018 Secretary of Defense Memorandum and the February 2018 DoD Report and Recommendations on Military Service by Transgender Persons, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures regarding the standards for accession, retention, separation, in-service transition, and medical care for Service members and applicants with gender dysphoria, as applicable.

Guidance for Medical Care in Military Treatment Facilities for Service Members Diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria

Policy

DHA IPM 19-003: Reserve Health Readiness Program

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 (i): • Provides utilization guidance and funding requirements for the RHRP contract to supplement Reserve Component Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) and Deployment Health activities when Service organic health readiness resources are not available to meet mission requirements. • Provides utilization guidance and funding requirements for the RHRP contract for Active Duty enrolled in TRICARE Prime Remote, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), USCG Reserves, and re-deploying DoD civilians (e.g., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command). • Communicate procedure guidance to all DoD organizations utilizing RHRP services. • Will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue and be converted to a DHA-Procedural Instruction.

  • Identification #: 19-003
  • Date: 3/8/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Health Readiness

Military Service by Transgender Persons and Persons with Gender Dysphoria

Policy

This Fact Sheet for Service Members discusses the Department of Defense policy with respect to Military Service by Transgender Persons and Persons with Gender Dysphoria, and answers frequently asked questions about the policy

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