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DHA PM 6010 13 MEPRS Volume 2

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 (d), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: - a. Provide a uniform and standardized system of healthcare managerial cost accounting for the Military Health System (MHS) and MEPRS. MEPRS: (1) Provides detailed uniform performance indicators, common expense classification by work/cost center, uniform reporting of personnel utilization data by work centers, and a labor cost assignment methodology. (2) Methodology provides consistent performance data to managers responsible for healthcare delivery in support of dual Warfighter Support Operations and integrated Tri-Service healthcare missions. (3) Defines a set of functional work/cost centers, applies a uniform performance measurement system, prescribes a cost assignment methodology, and obtains reported information in standard formats for fixed Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) and DTFs. Resource and performance data must reflect the resources used in delivering healthcare services and comply with MEPRS functional work/cost center requirements. Data must be complete, accurate, and timely, and in sufficient detail to permit review and audit by management. - b. Prescribes detailed functional information for the standardized MEPRS Uniform Chart of Accounts Operational Functional Cost Codes (FCCs). - c. Cancels and along with DHA Procedures Manual “Medical Expense and Performance Reporting System (MEPRS) Procedures Manual for Fixed Military Medical and Dental Treatment Facilities: Business Rules, Volume 1,” September 27, 2018 (Reference (e)) reissues DoD 6010.13-M, “Medical Expense and Performance Reporting System for Fixed Military Medical and Dental Treatment Facilities,” April 7, 2008 (hereby canceled) (Reference (f)).

DHA PM 6010 13 MEPRS Volume 1

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 (ae), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: - a. Provide a uniform and standardized system of healthcare managerial cost accounting for the Military Health System (MHS) and the MEPRS. MEPRS: (1) Provides detailed uniform performance indicators, common expense classification by work center/cost center, uniform reporting of personnel utilization data by work centers, and a labor cost assignment methodology. (2) Methodology provides consistent performance data to managers responsible for healthcare delivery in support of dual Warfighter Support Operations and integrated Tri-Service healthcare missions. (3) Defines a set of functional work centers/cost centers, applies a uniform performance measurement system, prescribes a cost assignment methodology, and obtains reported information in standard formats for fixed Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) and fixed Military DTFs. Resource and performance data must reflect the resources used in delivering healthcare services and also comply with MEPRS functional work/cost center requirements. Data must be complete, accurate, and timely, and in sufficient detail to permit review and audit by management at all levels of the Health Affairs (HA) and DHA organizations. - b. Prescribes the standardized procedures, business rules, service units, allocation factors and guidelines for the uniform reporting of expense, labor/personnel, and/or output data for fixed military medical and DTFs. - c. Cancels and along with DHA Procedures Manual “Medical Expense and Performance Reporting System (MEPRS) Procedures Manual for Fixed Military Medical and Dental Treatment Facilities Uniform Chart of Accounts, Volume 2,” September 27, 2018 (Reference (e)) reissues DoD 6010.13-M, “Medical Expense and Performance Reporting System for Fixed Military MTFs and DTFs,” April 7, 2008 (hereby canceled) (Reference (f)).

Personal Protective Equipment Policy Guidance

Policy

This memorandum provides policy guidance to Department ofDefense (DoD) healthcare personnel (HCP) concerning how to more efficiently organize and stockpile personal protective equipment (PPE), and select protective clothing and equipment in response to infectious disease environments for direct patient care, contact with blood or body fluids, prolonged close interaction (less than three feet), and contact with deceased individuals.

DHA-MSR 6025.01

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Multi-Service Regulation (DHA-MSR), based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (h) and (j): a. Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to be followed when recalls (All Food and Drug Activity (ALFOODACT) messages) are issued for hazardous food, nonprescription drugs, dietary supplements, nonprescription medical devices, health and beauty aid items, and pet food which may be in military accounts (hereinafter referred to as “hazardous food and nonprescription drugs”). b. Ensures the expeditious identification, segregation, and reporting of recalled items is performed at all applicable DoD food supply levels. c. Cancels and replaces AR 40-660/DLAR 4155.26/NAVSUPINST 10110.8C/AFR 161.42/MCO 10110.38C, “DoD Hazardous Food and Nonprescription Drug Recall System,” all editions (Reference (i)).

  • Identification #: DHA-MSR 6025.01
  • Date: 9/7/2018
  • Type: Administrative Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA TM 4165.01, Volume 4: Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support – Facilities Management (DMLSS-FM): Facility Systems Inventory (FSI) 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) and (d), 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 4
  • Date: 9/6/2018
  • Type: DHA Technical Manual
  • Topics: N/A

2019 Monthly Premium Rates for TRS, TRR, and TYA

Policy

Policy Memorandum to Establish 2019 Monthly Premium Rates for TRICARE Reserve Select, TRICARE Retired Reserve, and TRICARE Young Adult

DHA PI 5025.01: DHA Publication System

Policy

DHA Procedural Instruction 5025.01 establishes the DHA Publication System and provides guidance, assigns responsibilities, and sets procedures for the development, coordination, approval, publication, and review of Defense Health Agency (DHA) publications.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 5025.01
  • Date: 8/24/2018
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: Business Support

DODI 6000.18 Medical Modeling & Simulation Requirements Management

Policy

Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, this issuance: • Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities to form and maintain a DoD capability that supports a full range of medical modeling and simulation (MM&S) for planning, decision-making, and education and training programs through Military Health System (MHS) requirement development and approval to achieve MHS standardized MM&S solution sets. • Establishes the Defense Medical Modeling and Simulation Office (DMMSO). • Develop a Medical Modeling and Simulation Requirements Management (MM&SRM) System.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 8/22/2018
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6025.08: Pharmacy Enterprise Activity EA

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI): a. Based on the authority of References (a) through (c), and in accordance with the guidance of References (d) through (g), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to: (1) Exercise management responsibilities for Pharmacy Shared Service/EA functions in the Military Health System (MHS). This DHA-PI is binding on the MHS and supports the Director’s, DHA, responsibility to develop appropriate management models to maximize efficiencies in the activities carried out by DHA. (2) Recognize the Pharmacy Work Group (PWG) as the operational body to implement pharmacy strategies and programs per the Director’s, DHA, guidance. Also, develop strategic initiatives and business process models to optimize pharmacy operations and programs in accordance with Reference (e). (3) Promulgate guidance, define roles, assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for the development, coordination, execution, and implementation of standardized Pharmacy Operations and EA procedures within the MHS and Military Departments (MILDEPs). (4) Execute Pharmacy EA assigned responsibilities and functions, and in accordance with Reference (b), when needed, rely on advice and assistance of governance councils established by the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA)), including senior representatives of the MILDEPs. (5) Provide DHA combat support agency pharmacy functions, in accordance with Reference (b), specifically involving support for operating forces engaged in planning for, or conducting, military operations, including support during conflict or in the conduct of other military activities related to countering threats to U.S. National Security. The Pharmacy EA innovatively manages and standardizes DoD pharmacy operations in a fiscally responsible manner to optimize readiness, improve health, and lower costs through better care. (6) Support baseline knowledge, skills, and abilities for each wartime pharmacy specialty, addressing gaps between peacetime and deployed operational requirements, in collaboration with the MILDEPs, and military Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) pharmacies. (7) Support programs for skills and knowledge assessments and provide for training/retraining opportunities, as needed, for each wartime pharmacy specialty for military MTF pharmacies. (8) Empower enterprise-level pharmacy clinical communities to define, prioritize, and implement “best-in-class” High Reliability Organization practices to enable readiness through decreasing variation, improving outcomes, and positively impacting healthcare in the MHS. (9) Support the scaling and reconfiguring of pharmacy capabilities required to support the forward operating environment; e.g., hospital ship, combat support hospitals, Expeditionary Medical Support. The Services’ Surgeons General will have deployed medical mission command over health services support of pharmacy resources and capabilities at various levels of command and at diverse locations. b. Transforms varied Tri-Service Pharmacy Operations approaches into a single, integrated DHA Pharmacy Program that standardizes pharmacy shared services and optimizes business processes as directed by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Section 702 (Reference (c)). c. Drives standardization of institutional and operational commands, sustains and improves medical readiness, creates value within the MHS, and achieves interoperability across platforms to deliver better health care to the warfighter, MHS beneficiaries, and build a medically ready force.

Revised Timeliness Goals for the Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Policy

DTM 18-004 Revised Timeliness Goals for the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES)

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 7/30/2018
  • Type: Manual
  • Topics: N/A

DHA PI 6490.02: Behavioral Health (BH) Treatment and Outcomes Monitoring

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 (k): a. Establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures for the collection and analysis of BH outcome data. b. Addresses how DoD will standardize BH outcome data collection to: assess variations in mental health and substance use care among in-garrison medical treatment facilities (MTFs) and clinics; assess the relationship of treatment protocols and practices to BH outcomes; and identify barriers to provider implementation of evidence-based clinical guidance approved by DoD. c. Designates the Army as the DoD lead Service for maintenance and sustainment of the Behavioral Health Data Portal (BHDP) in specialty care mental health and substance use clinics, referred to collectively as BH clinics, until BHDP functionality can be integrated with GENESIS or another electronic health record (EHR) system managed by DHA. d. Designates DHA Information Operations (J-6) as lead on transitioning BHDP functional requirements related to outcomes monitoring to future EHR data collection platforms and processes.

Guidance for the 2018-2019 Annual Influenza Immunization Program

Policy

ASD(HA) memo detailing the forthcoming immunization requirements for the 2018-19 influenza season.

CORRIGENDUM FOR “Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline”

Policy

This describes errors made in the original document, and summarizes the corrections made to the recommendations.

UPDATE TO NOTIFICATION OF TEMPORARY CHANGE IN POLIO VACCINATION GUIDANCE FOR UNITED STATES AFRICA COMMAND (USAFRICOM) THEATER

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 7/1/2018
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: Polio

YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE US AFRICA COMMAND (USAFRICOM) THEATER (MODIFICATION 2 - EXCEPTION FOR ASCENSION ISLAND)

Policy
  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 7/1/2018
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: Yellow Fever
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