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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.

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

III MEF Force Health Protection Requirements 2019

Policy

Designation of a DHA HIPAA Privacy Officer and HIPAA Security Officer

Policy

This Policy Statement establishes policy and details the core tenets of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules at DHA for the use, disclosure, and protection of protected health information (PHI).

DHA IPM 19-001: Lifecycle Management Services (LCMS) Information Technology (IT) Asset Management (AM)

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 (p), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for implementing and managing IT assets and LCMS/Enterprise Activity functions by the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations (DAD IO)/J-6 for the Military Health System (MHS). This DHA-IPM: • Is binding on DoD Components and supports the Director, DHA, responsibility to develop appropriate management models to maximize efficiencies in the activities carried out by the DHA. • Is effective immediately and will expire 12 months from date of signature. It must be incorporated into a DHA-Procedural Instruction; reviewed annually and updated as determined by the CIO.

  • Identification #: 19-001
  • Date: 1/15/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

MOU 15-46 between DoD and HHS on the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA 1988)

Policy

This agreement between the Department ofHealth and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Defense (DOD) concerns laboratory operations within the DOD relative to requirements ofthe Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). This agreement recognizes the mutual interest within both DOD and HHS to establish set standards to improve the quality ofclinical laboratory testing in such facilities conducting testing on materials derived from the human body for the purpose ofproviding information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of disease or impairment of, or the assessment of the health of human beings.

  • Identification #: MOU 15-46
  • Date: 12/27/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Medical Services Account Collections Credited in Year Received

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Compliance Audit Requirements

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Policy on Military Treatment Facilities Not Billing for Telephone Calls

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Defense Health Program Accounts Receivable Policy

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Permanent Meal Fee

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Policy for the Reporting and Billing of Observation Care Services

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Policy for Billing Non-Department of Defense Beneficiary Newborns ·

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Policy MedCare to DoD Civ Fwd Deployed Support Hostilities

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 12/6/2018
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A
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