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Dental Sedation Medical Management DHA-PI 6401.01

Policy

Establishes Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to establish a multidisciplinary approach to dental patient care guided by evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for dental sedation pathways. Army, Navy, and Air Force current Service policies concerning dental personnel conducting sedation were considered during the creation of this DHA-PI to ensure the unity of the respective CPGs. The requirements and guidance contained herein represent the standard of care for dentists providing anxiolysis, sedation, and anesthesia as supported by multiple national profession-governing organizations. The purpose of this DHA-PI is to establish the responsibilities for the oversight, quality

  • Identification #: 6410.01
  • Date: 5/4/2021
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 6000.05 TRICARE Prime Travel Benefit Program (PTB) and Combat-Related Disability Travel (CRDT) 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 (p), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to the TRICARE PT Band CRDT programs (hereinafter referred to collectively as “programs”) in accordance with Section 1074i of Reference (d), and References (e) through (h).

  • Identification #: 6000.05
  • Date: 4/27/2021
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 6490.04 Required Clinical Tools and Procedures for Assessment and Clinical Management of Mild Brain Injury (mTBI)/Concussion in Non-Deployed Setting

Policy

Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s required clinical tools and procedures for management of mTBI/concussion, specifically, the use of the Military Acute Concussion Evaluation, Version 2 (MACE 2) and a progressive return to activity (PRA) framework for the assessment, management, and rehabilitation of all patients with mTBI/concussion.

  • Identification #: 6490.04
  • Date: 4/26/2021
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-IPM 21-001 Notifications and Reports for Radiation Safety Unusual Occurrences at Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

Policy

Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for reporting and notification of radiation safety unusual occurrences under the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) License 45-35423-01.

  • Identification #: DHA-IPM 21-001
  • Date: 4/23/2021
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 6015.02 Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC) and Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO)

Policy

Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: Implement the BCAC program in accordance with Section 1095e of Reference (d), which involves designating staff to serve as BCACs and specifying operational instructions. Implement the DCAO program in accordance with Reference (e), which involves designating staff to serve as DCAOs and specifying operational instructions.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 4/12/2021
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-IPM 19-004 Utilization of the Case Management Registry for Military Health Systems Beneficiaries

Policy

Outline responsibilities for MHS and Service Department CM personnel to utilize the CM Screening Registry. Identify requirements to utilize CM coding in alignment with current MHS CM coding guidance. Require the use of standardized Adult and Pediatric Tri-Service Workflow (TSWF) forms for CM documentation (inclusive of telephonic, virtual, or face to face screening) located within AHLTA system and future Electronic Health Record MHS GENESIS

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 4/9/2021
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

Foreign Travel Program

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 4/7/2021
  • Type: Administrative Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

TAB A MEO COVID19 Medical Coding Policy

Policy

Memorandum for DHA Staff - Military Medical Treatment Facilities to Implement Updated DHA COVID-19 Medical Coding Policy

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 3/25/2021
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: Coronavirus

DHA COVID19 Medical Coding PolicyV5 1v

Policy

Establishes the DHA procedures to standardize the coding for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) within military medical treatment facilities (MTFs). This memorandum replaces DHA-Policy Memorandum 20-003 of July 1, 2020. Attachment 1 was updated to include the 2021 procedure and diagnosis codes for COVID-19, including the new vaccination and treatment codes.

  • Identification #: 20-003
  • Date: 3/25/2021
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: Coronavirus

2020 Billing Rates for Care Provided to Foreign Nationals

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 3/10/2021
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 19-001: Lifecycle Management Services (LCMS) Information Technology (IT) Asset Management (AM)

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 (p), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for implementing and managing IT assets and LCMS/Enterprise Activity functions by the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Deputy Assistant Director, Information Operations (DAD IO)/J-6 for the Military Health System (MHS).

  • Identification #: 19-001
  • Date: 2/19/2021
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-AI 8100.01: DHA Video Network Center Endpoint Standards

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Administrative Instruction (DHA-AI), 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.

  • Identification #: 8100.01
  • Date: 2/5/2021
  • Type: Administrative Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 6205.01: Medical Logistics Guidance for the DoD Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination 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 (n), establishes the Defense Health Agency's (DHA's) procedures for ordering, receiving, and managing COVID-19 Vaccines inventory and ancillary kits.

BUILDER™ Sustainment Management System (SMS)

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 managing data in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers BUILDER™ SMS. • This DHA-IPM is effective immediately; it will be incorporated into a new publication. This DHA-IPM will expire effective 12 months from the date of issue.

  • Identification #: DHA-IPM: 19-005
  • Date: 1/27/2021
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

Military Service by Transgender Persons and Persons with Gender Dysphoria 2021

Policy

On January 25, 2021, the President signed an Executive Order entitled, "Enabling All Qualified Americans to Serve Their Country in Uniform," allowing all transgender individuals who wish to serve in the U.S. military and can meet the appropriate standards be able to do so openly and free from discrimination. The Military Health System will continue to provide MEDICALLY NECESSARY care for active-duty transgender Service members.

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