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DHA-PI 6040.04: Guidance for Amendment and Correction of Entries in Garrison Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to remove erroneously entered information in the EHRs. In general, these procedures should be limited to Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Protected Health Information (PHI) pertaining to one person or persons, but entered inadvertently into the record of a different person. These procedures may also be applied to other information (e.g., incorrect adverse diagnosis), as deemed necessary after appropriate review. All efforts to correct documentation errors at the user level should be expended prior to requesting a correction. Patient-initiated requests to correct the EHR must be completed within 60 days of the request being received by the covered entity (the Military Medical Treatment Facility (MTF)), or 90 days if applicable extension requirements are met.

DHA-PI 6025.28: Standard Processes and Procedures for Communication of Laboratory and Radiology Results

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Procedural Instruction (DHA-PI), provides procedures for implementing uniform accountability and business rules for communicating clinical laboratory and radiology results. This DHA-PI establishes uniform processes, measures, workflows, and business rules which include documentation requirements and performance metrics for standardized notification of patients (or personal representatives), of laboratory and radiology results.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.28
  • Date: 2/21/2020
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 6025.33: Acupuncture Practice in MTFs

Policy

The purpose of this DHA-PI is to comply with Presidential Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, to support the clinical practice of acupuncture by designated clinical staff throughout the DoD, as a complement to existing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies. This DHA-PI establishes the DHA’s procedures to expand the availability and utilization of acupuncture as a non-pharmacologic therapy for acute and chronic pain as an essential element of the Military Health Service (MHS) Pain Management Campaign.

  • Identification #: DHA PI 6025.33
  • Date: 2/20/2020
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-PI 5000.01: Implementation of the Military Health System (MHS) Request Submissions Portal and Process

Policy

The purpose of this DHA-PI is to notify and instruct stakeholders across the MHS of the newly integrated MHS Request Submissions Portal and submissions process approved by Director, DHA, launched on October 1, 2018. The MHS Request Submissions Portal can be found at the following location: https://info.health.mil/SitePages/mhsCAR_submit.aspx. This DHA-PI aligns to National Military Strategy as a Combat Support Agency (CSA), to achieve the Quadruple Aim and ensure every resource is supporting the critical initiatives of the DHA, Combatant Commanders (CCMDs), Military Departments, and Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs).

  • Identification #: DHA PI 5000.01
  • Date: 2/19/2020
  • Type: DHA Procedural Instruction
  • Topics: N/A

Policy Revisions for the Disability Evaluation System

Policy

DTM 20-001 - Policy Revisions for the Disability Evaluation System

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 2/12/2020
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Behavioral Science Support in Detainee Operations and Intelligence Interrogations

Policy

DODI 2310.09 has been added.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 2/12/2020
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

MTF Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Policy

DODI 6000.19 - Military Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 2/7/2020
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Policy

DoDI 6000.19 Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 2/7/2020
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

Military Medical Treatment Facility Support of Medical Readiness Skills of Health Care Providers

Policy

DODI 6000.19 has been added.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 2/7/2020
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA-AI 5015.01: Records Management

Policy

This DHA-AI establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) program responsibilities and procedures for the DHA Component Records Management Officer (CRMO) and Office Records Liaisons (RLs). Any personnel, regardless of affiliation (government, contractor, active enlistment, etc.), working within DHA in support of Records Management shall adhere to the procedures established and outlined in this DHA-AI.

  • Identification #: DHA AI 5015.01
  • Date: 2/6/2020
  • Type: Administrative Instructions
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 18-001: Standard Appointing Processes, Procedures, Hours of Operation, Productivity, Performance Measures and Appointment Types in Primary, Specialty, and Behavioral Health Care in Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

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 (j) and Reference (l), establishes the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) procedures to describe standard appointing processes, procedures, and appointment types in primary, specialty, and behavioral healthcare in Defense Health Program (DHP)-funded Department of Defense (DoD) MTFs. This DHA-IPM is effective immediately and cancels Reference (k); it must be incorporated into a future DHA-Procedural Instruction. This DHA-IPM will expire June 3, 2020.

  • Identification #: 18-001
  • Date: 2/4/2020
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

Force Health Protection Guidance for the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Policy

This memorandum provides initial guidance to DoD personnel on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. DoD is coordinating closely with the interagency to align our increased preparedness posture.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 1/30/2020
  • Type: Guidelines
  • Topics: N/A

DHA IPM 18-008: Use of Medical Q Services (MQS) Contract by Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

Policy

This Defense Health Agency-Interim Procedures Memorandum (DHA-IPM), based on the authority of References (a) through (d): • Instructs MTFs and servicing contracting offices to use the DHA MQS contracts for the procurement of health care staffing requirements for market segments of physician, nurse, dental, and ancillary contract services in the United States and its Territories. • Is effective immediately; it must be incorporated into a forthcoming change to DHA Procedural Instruction 6025.05 (Reference (g)). This DHA-IPM will expire July 31, 2020.

  • Identification #: 18-008
  • Date: 1/23/2020
  • Type: DHA Interim Procedures Memorandum
  • Topics: N/A

TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Calendar Year 2020

Policy

Memo outlining the TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select beneficiary out-of-pocket expenses for calendar year 2020. These rates will be effective January l, 2020.

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
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