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DHA PI 6025.07: Naloxone in the MTFs

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (h), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for prescribing and dispensing naloxone by pharmacists in MTFs to eligible beneficiaries, upon beneficiary request, or when the pharmacist determines the beneficiary meets the established criteria for being at risk for a life-threatening opiate overdose.

DHA PI 6025.04: Pain Management and Opioid Safety in the MHS

Policy

The purpose of our MHS Pain Management Campaign is to enable Clinical Communities to provide evidence-based pain management guided by clinical practice guidelines (CPGs): effectively treat acute and chronic pain; promote non-pharmacologic treatment; prevent acute pain from becoming chronic; and minimize use of opioids with appropriate prescribing only when indicated. The Pain Management Clinical Support Service achieves these ends through clinical improvements in pain care, clinician and patient education, and research. This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI) is a dual effort between the Pain Management Clinical Support Service and the Clinical Communities to achieve our stated purpose through implementation of the MHS Stepped Care Model.

DHA-IPM 18-004:Emergency Power and Standby Generators

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 (i), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for identifying when, where, and what type of emergency power and/or standby generators are acceptable and appropriate for use within the Military Healthy System, including medical treatment facilities (MTFs), medical research facilities, and research laboratories. This DHA-IPM is effectively immediately; it will be incorporated into a DHA-Procedural Instruction and will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue or when the DHA-Procedural Instruction is signed, whichever comes first.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 6/5/2018
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.06: Standardized Templates for Primary Care Clinical Encounter Documentation

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 (d), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for all DoD Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) providing healthcare services in the direct care system. In support of direct care system MTFs delivering a standard scope of primary care to all beneficiaries, clinicians will use standardized electronic entry forms for electronic health record systems. This is in compliance with Reference (d). Standardized templates supporting clinical practice guidelines, care pathways, and standardized workflow will be used for documenting all outpatient face-to-face encounters in primary care. Tri-Service Workflow (TSWF) adult and pediatric CORE forms will be used in Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), and the equivalent forms within Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.06
  • Date: 5/16/2018
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6200.05: Force Health Protection Quality Assurance (FHPQA) Program

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 (ab), establishes the procedures for the FHPQA Program as defined in Reference (z). This DHA-PI applies to: a. OSD, the Military Departments (including the United States Coast Guard (USCG) at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the DoD, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this DHA-PI as the “DoD Components”). b. Civilian personnel, as defined in Reference (e), and DoD contractor personnel authorized to accompany the force (CAAF), in accordance with References (j), (m), and (n), respectively.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6200.05
  • Date: 5/2/2018
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: Health Readiness

DHA PI 6025.25: Military Health System (MHS) Drug Take Back (DTB) Program

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): - Describes procedures for MHS organizations to offer beneficiaries the option of returning their controlled and non-controlled prescriptions and over-the-counter medications for disposal through a DTB program. The DTB program will provide an environmentally safe method for beneficiaries to properly and safely remove unused and expired medications from circulation, including medications that can be used for suicide or suicide attempts and have the potential for misuse, diversion, or accidental poisoning. - Details the tasks and procedures necessary to ensure successful implementation of the MHS DTB program within military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs).

DHA TM 4165.01, Volume 2: Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support – Facilities Management (DMLSS-FM): Requirements Module

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Technical Manual (DHA-TM), based on the authority of References (a) and (b), and in accordance with the guidance of References (c) through (h), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for managing data in the Military Health System’s (MHS) Computer Aided Facility Management/Computerized Maintenance Management System (CAFM/CMMS) of record, DMLSS-FM.

  • Identification #: 4165.01, Volume 2
  • Date: 2/20/2018
  • Type: DHA Technical Manual
  • Topics: N/A

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

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 on May 31, 2019 and be replaced with an enduring DHA Procedural Instruction to support sustained implementation in MTFs.

  • Identification #: 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.

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