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DODI 6200.03 Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

Policy

In accordance with DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, this issuance: • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction to ensure mission assurance and readiness for public health emergencies caused by all-hazards incidents. • Defines a public health emergency within the DoD to include the occurrence or imminent threat of an illness or health condition that poses a high probability of a significant number of deaths, serious or long-term disabilities, widespread exposure to an infectious or toxic agent, overwhelmed health care resources, or severe degradation of mission capabilities. • Provides DoD policy for management of public health emergencies, in accordance with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6055.17, through integration with the DoD Emergency Management (EM) Program. • Outlines the public health emergency health powers, roles, and responsibilities of the military installation commander, including the authority for restriction of movement. • Details procedures for internal and external notifications of DoD-declared public health emergencies. • Clarifies the PHEM roles and responsibilities of the medical treatment facility (MTF) commander or director, the public health emergency officer (PHEO), and the medical emergency manager (MEM).

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 11/25/2019
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Warrior Care Month Recognition

Policy

This memorandum from Mr. Thomas McCaffery, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, officially recognizes November as Warrior Care Month, an important Department of Defense (DoD)-wide effort to increase awareness of programs and resources available to wounded, ill, and injured Service members, as well as their families, caregivers, and others who support them.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 10/25/2019
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: Warrior Care

Continuing Implementation of the Reform of the Military Health System

Policy

This memorandum directs the continued implementation of the Military Health System (MHS) organizational reform required by 10 U.S.C. § 1073c, and sections 71 land 712 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The DoD policy for this reform is guided by the goals of improved readiness, better health, better care, and lower cost. The Department will advance these objectives through specific organizational reforms directed by Congress and the continued direction of the Secretary of Defense·anct the National Defense Strategy.

DODI 6205.02 DOD Immunization Program

Policy

Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures to establish a uniform DoD immunization program, in accordance with the authority in DoDD 6200.04 and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1010.10.

  • Identification #: 6205.02
  • Date: 10/23/2019
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.26: Standard Processes for the Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice Line (NAL)

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 (v), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for incorporating the NAL into the MHS Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.26
  • Date: 10/18/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

FY20 Direct Care ASA Rates Memorandum

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 9/24/2019
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 3200.02: Clinical Investigation Program (CIP) in Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

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 (x), assigns responsibilities and establishes procedures for the funding and administration of the CIP within DoD MTFs.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 3200.02
  • Date: 9/24/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 18-015: Cybersecurity Program Management

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the requirements of References (d) through (y): • Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to implement and maintain a DHA Cybersecurity Program for the Military Health System (MHS) to protect and defend DHA information and Information Technology (IT). • Is effective immediately; it will be converted into DHA-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), “Cybersecurity Program Management.” This DHA-IPM will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue.

  • Identification #: 18-015
  • Date: 9/23/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

DHA IPM 18-010: Medical Community of Interest Circuits

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 (f), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to procure and to establish contact and support for the deployment and monitoring of the installation of the Med-COI circuits. Another DHA-Procedural Instruction, “Circuit Management,” will cover all other circuits and services of the Medical Circuit Management Office (MCMO).

  • Identification #: 18-010
  • Date: 9/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 18-011: Video Network Center (VNC) Endpoint Standards

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 (g): - Provides guidance for video network endpoint standards required for sites to connect to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) VNC network. These standards will help ensure security compliance, efficiency, and best practices are maintained across the DHA network. Meeting certification requirements brings many benefits, including: increased assurances of a successful video teleconference (VTC) experience, full access to bridge and point-to-point calls, and access to peer video networks, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, academia, and industry partners. Compliance with stated standards does not preclude users connecting to other DoD approved networks. - This DHA-IPM is effective immediately; it will be converted into a DHA-Procedural Instruction. This DHA-IPM will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue.

  • Identification #: 18-011
  • Date: 9/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

DHA IPM 18-013: Risk Management Framework (RMF)

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 (ac): • Incorporates cybersecurity strategy, policy, awareness/training, assessment, continuous monitoring, authorization, implementation, and remediation. • Aligns with the Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations (DAD IO) J-6/Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) key concept of increasing cybersecurity of Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Information Technology (IT); therefore, robust risk assessment and management is required. • Encompasses lifecycle risk management to determine and manage the residual cybersecurity risk. • This DHA-IPM is effective immediately; it will be converted into a DHA-Procedural Instruction. This DHA-IPM will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue.

  • Identification #: 18-013
  • Date: 9/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: Technology

DODI 2310.08 Medical Program Support For Detainee Operations

Policy

Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for medical program activities required by the DoD Detainee Program, including ensuring compliance with the laws of the United States, the law of war, including the Geneva Conventions of 1949, and all applicable policies, directives, and other issuances.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 9/5/2019
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PM 6025-13: Implementation Guidance for Defense Health Agency Procedures Manual, “Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System,” Volumes 1-7

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 (ab), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA’s) procedures to assign responsibilities and establish procedures for managing Clinical Quality Management (CQM) in the Military Health System (MHS). This DHA-PM replaces, in full, the contents of the DoD Manual 6025.13 (Reference (e)), which is targeted for cancellation. This DHA-PM, replaces, in Volume 2, the full contents, unless otherwise stated, of the following memorandums, which are targeted for cancellation: Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Policy on Reporting Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations-Reviewable Sentinel Events in the Military Health System," July 13, 2004 (Reference (h)); Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Amplifying Guidance Relating to the Reporting of Sentinel Events and Personally Identifiable Information Breaches to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)," February 13, 2012 (Reference (i)) [as related to the reporting of sentinel events only]; and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System Sentinel Event and Root Cause Analysis Process Improvements," March 12, 2015 (Reference (j)).

DHA PM 6025-13: Implementation Guidance for DHA Procedures Manual, “Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System,” Volume 6

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 (ab), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA’s) procedures to assign responsibilities and establish procedures for managing Clinical Quality Management (CQM) in the Military Health System (MHS). This DHA-PM replaces, in full, the contents of the DoD Manual 6025.13 (Reference (e)), which is targeted for cancellation. This DHA-PM, replaces, in Volume 2, the full contents, unless otherwise stated, of the following memorandums, which are targeted for cancellation: Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Policy on Reporting Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations-Reviewable Sentinel Events in the Military Health System," July 13, 2004 (Reference (h)); Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Amplifying Guidance Relating to the Reporting of Sentinel Events and Personally Identifiable Information Breaches to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)," February 13, 2012 (Reference (i)) [as related to the reporting of sentinel events only]; and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System Sentinel Event and Root Cause Analysis Process Improvements," March 12, 2015 (Reference (j)).

DHA PM 6025-13: Implementation Guidance for DHA Procedures Manual, “Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System,” Volume 3

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 (ab), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA’s) procedures to assign responsibilities and establish procedures for managing Clinical Quality Management (CQM) in the Military Health System (MHS). This DHA-PM replaces, in full, the contents of the DoD Manual 6025.13 (Reference (e)), which is targeted for cancellation. This DHA-PM, replaces, in Volume 2, the full contents, unless otherwise stated, of the following memorandums, which are targeted for cancellation: Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Policy on Reporting Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations-Reviewable Sentinel Events in the Military Health System," July 13, 2004 (Reference (h)); Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Amplifying Guidance Relating to the Reporting of Sentinel Events and Personally Identifiable Information Breaches to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)," February 13, 2012 (Reference (i)) [as related to the reporting of sentinel events only]; and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Memorandum, "Medical Quality Assurance and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System Sentinel Event and Root Cause Analysis Process Improvements," March 12, 2015 (Reference (j)).

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