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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

DODI 6130.03 Medical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction in the Military Services

Policy

This issuance, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for physical and medical standards for appointment, enlistment, or induction into the Military Services. It was approved by Mr. Wilkie on March 30, 2018, and will take effect 30 days after publication on the Directives Division Website.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 5/6/2018
  • Type: Instructions
  • 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

DODI 1300.24 Medical Readiness Training

Policy

This issuance: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for governing MRT for Service members and the DoD expeditionary civilians (DoD-EC). In accordance with Section 708 of Public Law 114-328, develops a standardized combat casualty care instruction for all Service members, including the use of standardized trauma training platforms. Establishes a requirement to record tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) certification in Service designated training tracking systems.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 3/16/2018
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

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 6025.25: 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).

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

Interim Defense Health Agency Procedures for Reviewing Requests for Waivers to Allow Supplemental Health Care Program Coverage of Sex Reassignment Surgical Procedures

Policy

The purpose of this memorandum is to share with you the procedures the Defense Health Agency (DHA) will follow to consider requests for a Supplemental Health Care Program (SHCP) waiver to allow coverage of sex reassignment surgical procedures.

DODI 602527 Medical Ethics in the Military Health System

Policy

In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, this issuance • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes minimum requirements for the DoD Medical Ethics Program (DoDMEP). • Establishes the Military Health System (MHS) Principles of Medical Ethics, the DoDMEP, and the requirements to support the program. • Provides guidance for military health care personnel in all locations and addresses unique challenges associated with the role of military health care professionals. • Explains the role of the Medical Ethics Integrated Product Team (MEIPT).

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 11/8/2017
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

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

DODI 6025.26 DOD Program for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB)

Policy

This issuance establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the DoD program for CARB in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 and pursuant to Executive Order 13676, the “National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” and the “National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.”

  • Identification #: N/A
  • 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.

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.

Military Service by Transgender Individuals -Interim Guidance

Policy

Consistent with military effectiveness and lethality, budgetary constraints, and applicable law, this memo describes the DoD's plan to implement the policy and directives in the Presidential Memorandum, "Military Service by Transgender Individuals," dated August 25, 2017. The plan will establish the policy, standards and procedures for transgender individuals serving in the military.

Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/ Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society* Clinical Practice Guideline

Policy

This Guideline updates the “Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” published by the Endocrine Society in 2009.

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