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DHA PI 6025.03 DHA Publication System

Policy

Standard Processes and Criteria for Establishing Urgent Care (UC) Services and Expanded Hours and Appointment Availability in Primary Care in Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) to Support an Integrated Health Care System (IHCS)

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.03
  • Date: 1/30/2018
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

Joint Publication 4-02: Joint Health Services

Policy

This publication provides doctrine to plan, prepare, and execute joint and combined health services across the range of military operations.

  • Identification #: Joint Publication 4-02
  • Date: 12/11/2017
  • Type: Joint Publication
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-IPM 16-003: Interim Procedures Memorandum, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Access to Methods of Contraception and Contraceptive Counseling

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM) establishes comprehensive standards on care with respect to methods of contraception and counseling on methods of contraception for members of the Armed Forces and all who are eligible for medical services through the Military Health System (MHS).

  • Identification #: DHA-IPM 16-003
  • Date: 12/11/2017
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Women's Health

DHA-IPM 16-004: Interim Procedures Memorandum, Sexual Assault Medical Management with Consideration of Male Service members of the Armed Forces

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM) establishes a plan to improve medical care response to victims of sexual assault so that victims receive a coordinated, compassionate, and competent approach to address both physical and behavioral healthcare needs within the Military Health System (MHS).

  • Identification #: DHA-IPM 16-004
  • Date: 12/11/2017
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Sexual Assault Prevention

DHA-IPM 17-009: Nurse Advice Line Program Operations Guidance

Policy

This Defense Health Agency Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM) describes the mission and objectives of the Nurse Advice Line Program and provides guidance and direction on the expected roles and responsibilities at all levels of the Military Health System (MHS).

  • Identification #: DHA-IPM 17-009
  • Date: 12/11/2017
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

ALARACT 2017-2018 INFLUENZA PREVENTION PROGRAM - SURVEILLANCE AND VACCINATION

Policy

ALARACT on the 2017-18 Influenza Prevention Program.

  • Identification #: ALARACT 099/2017
  • Date: 11/15/2017
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: Influenza Seasonal

DoDI 6025.26: DOD PROGRAM FOR COMBATING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BACTERIA

Policy

This issuance establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the DoD program for CARB in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive

  • Identification #: DoDI 6025.26
  • Date: 10/31/2017
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PM 6015.01: Military Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) Uniform Business Office (UBO) Operations

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 (ah), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: Provide guidelines for the operation of MTF UBOs. It prescribes uniform billing procedures and accounting practices for the management and follow-up of patient accounts, including collecting, depositing, posting, and reconciliation. Prescribe procedures for the Third Party Collections (TPCs), Medical Services Account (MSA), and Medical Affirmative Claims (MAC) programs, such as identification of beneficiaries who have other health insurance (OHI), coordination of benefits, and recovery of claims.

DHA-IPM 17-008: Utilization of Tri-Service Workflow (TSWF) Case Management (CM) Screening Form for Adult and Pediatric Beneficiaries

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (b) and (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d)–(g): Provides guidance to the Service Departments regarding standardized Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) implementation of Adult and Pediatric TSWF Forms that support telephonic, virtual, and face-to-face screening and documentation of CM services within the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application system and future Electronic Health Record, Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS. Is effective immediately and should be included within Military Service Medical Management policies and guidance. This DHA-IPM will expire 12 months from date of issue and be replaced with an enduring DHA Procedural Instruction to support sustained implementation in MTFs.

  • Identification #: DHA-IPM 17-008
  • Date: 10/24/2017
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

Interim Final Rule: Establishment of TRICARE Select and Other TRICARE Reforms

Policy

This interim final rule implements the primary features of section 701 and partially implements several other sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (NDAA-17). The law makes significant changes to the TRICARE program, especially to the health maintenance organization (HMO)-like health plan, known as TRICARE Prime; to the preferred provider organization (PPO) health plan, previously called TRICARE Extra which is to be replaced.

2017-2018 NAVY INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND REPORTING POLICY

Policy

U.S. Navy influenza immunization policy for the 2017-18 influenza season.

Email to All Federal Employees regarding Flu Season

Policy

A memorandum from the Health and Human Services Secretary encouraging all federal employees to get immunized against influenza.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 9/8/2017
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

DoDI Instruction Number 6430.02: Defense Medical Logistics Program

Policy

This issuance,implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for defense medical logistics (DML) strategies and programs

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 6430.02
  • Date: 8/23/2017
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Air Force 2017-2018 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Implementation Plan

Policy

Air Force policy and resources for the 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program.

DHA-PI 6040.02: Sharing of Beneficiary Health Care Data through the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) Health Information Exchange (HIE) Initiative

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 (e) and (g): establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to implement DoD policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides instructions for extending the VLER HIE Initiative capability to non-active duty beneficiaries of the Military Health System (MHS); establishes the options available to beneficiaries and others who receive care who do not want to share their information through the VLER HIE Initiative with eHealth Exchange or similar partners who are outside the MHS; does not apply to Active Duty Service members, nor to Reserve Component Service members eligible to receive care in MHS facilities. In accordance with Reference (e), the information of beneficiaries in these categories will be included in MHS HIE participation, and they may not opt out; and incorporates, updates, and cancels Reference (f).

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