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TRICARE Retail Refund DoD Pricing Agreement

Policy

This agreement satisfies the requirement of TRICARE regulation (32 CFR 199.21(q)(2)(i)) for a manufacturer’s written agreement and for establishing refund procedures (32 CFR 199.21(q)(3)(i)).

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 1/14/2020
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: N/A

2019 Billing Rates for Care Provided to Foreign Nationals

Policy

DHA PI 6010.01: Healthcare Benefit Eligibility Verification and Patient Registration Procedures

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 (ag), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for verifying eligibility, proper patient registration, and patient identity management within the Military Health System (MHS). Standardized patient registration guidance is essential in maintaining a competent and effective workforce capable of executing health service support in an optimal manner.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6010.01
  • Date: 1/14/2020
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PM 6025-01: Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) Standards

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 (i), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to establish required standards for: a. Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) and primary care clinics for adult, child and adolescent, health behavior, behavioral medicine, and behavioral health services in primary care. b. Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs). c. Behavioral Health Care Facilitators (BHCFs). d. External Behavioral Health Consultants (EBHCs). e. Primary Care Clinic Leaders.

Armed Forces Reportable Medical Events Guidelines and Case Definitions Memo

Policy

The Armed Forces Reportable Medical Events Guidelines and Case Definitions (RME Guidelines) standardize reporting and tracking of disease and other conditions of public health and military importance. Timely reporting permits earlier recognition of public health events and interventions to protect the health of the force.

DHA PI 6025.10: Change 1: Standard Processes, Guidelines, and Responsibilities of the DoD Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in the Military Health System (MHS) Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) through (d), and in accordance with the guidance of References (e) through (t), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to begin standard processes and guidelines for the Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, Reference (e)), in MTFs.

DHA PI 6025.31: Military Medical Treatment Facility Pharmacy Operations

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 (r), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: a. Implement standardized and efficient Military Medical Treatment Facility Pharmacy Operations. b. Maintain best practices for medication management. c. Comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.31
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6200.07: Inclusion of Gambling Disorder on the Periodic Health Assessment (PHA)

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 (f), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to assign responsibilities and provide instructions for the requirements of Reference (d), which requires inclusion of gambling disorder screening questions in the PHA.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6200.07
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6430.04: Use of Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) as the Authoritative Information System (IS) of Record for Medical Logistics (MEDLOG) Enterprise Activity (EA)

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), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures and: (a) Establishes use of the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) System as the authoritative Information System (IS) for military medical treatment facilities (MTFs) and DHA Components. (b) Directs the use of DMLSS and related systems under the Defense MEDLOG- Enterprise Solution. This DHA-PI supports interoperability and standardizes the authoritative IS within the DHA Medical Logistics (MEDLOG) Enterprise Activity (EA).

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6430.04
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.29: Provision of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Persons at High Risk of Acquiring HIV Infection

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 (i): a. Establishes the Military Health System (MHS) instructions for the provision of HIV PrEP for persons at high risk of HIV acquisition. b. Describes the elements and resources required to implement an HIV PrEP program. c. Establishes the indications for HIV PrEP, laboratory (lab) testing and monitoring, and prescribing of HIV PrEP. d. Provides a link to an HIV PrEP toolkit for providers.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.29
  • Date: 12/20/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6490.03: Deployment Health Procedures

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), based on the authority of References (a) through (d), updates procedures from References (e) through (k), incorporates References (j) through (l), and in accordance with Reference (c), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: a. Implement and monitor the execution of the DoD deployment health activities. b. Include procedures and guidance for deployment health activities in all phases of deployment. c. Incorporate and cancel the Defense Health Agency Director Memorandum, “Standardized Process Guidance for Completing, Approving, and Posting Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summaries,” dated September 12, 2014 (Reference (l)).

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6490.03
  • Date: 12/17/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.30: Guidance for Service Implementation of Code Purple for Obstetric Emergencies

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 (f), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures implementing Reference (d), which requires standardization of emergency code, Code Purple, for obstetric (OB) and/or neonatal emergencies, separate and apart from any other emergency codes, into all military medical treatment facilities (MTFs) under the governing authority, direction and control of the Director, DHA.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.30
  • Date: 12/9/2019
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

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

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.

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
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