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Abortion | Abused Dependents | Accreditation | Access Standards | Accession Standards | Acquisition Regulations | Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) | Advance Medical Directives | Advisory Committees | Aeromedical Evacuation | Alcohol & Drug Abuse Control Programs | Ambulance Support | Ambulatory Procedures | Americans With Disabilities Act | Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program | Anti-Deficiency Act | Armed Forces Institute of Pathology | Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute | Armed Forces Repository of Specimen Samples for the Identification of Remains | Assisted Suicide | Autopsies | "Baby Doe" Regulations | Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) | Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinators | Bill of Rights | Bioethics | Biological Select Agents | Blood Program | Bone Marrow Registry | CHAMPUS | CHAMPUS Maximum Allowable Charge (CMAC) | Chaperones (Standbys) | Child Abuse & Neglect | Chiropractic Health Care | Civilian Employees Health Care | Civilian Health Care Providers | Clinical Investigation Programs | Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act | Competency for Duty Exams | Consent | Confidentiality | Constructive Service Credit for Health Professionals | Continuing Medical Education | Continued Health Care Benefit Program | Contractors | Cosmetic Surgery | Credentials Review and Privileging | Criminal History Checks | Data Quality Management | Death Imminent | Decedent Affairs | DEERS | Defense Health Board | Defense Health Program Appropriations Account | Defibrilators | Definitions | Demonstration Projects | Dental Care Programs | Dental Licensure | Deployment Health | Detainee Health Care | Disability Evaluation System | Disaster | Domestic Abuse | Drug Enforcement Administration Numbers | Economy Act | Educational Related and Early Intervention Services | Elective Surgery for Active Duty | Electronic Signatures | Eligibility for Benefits | Emergency Health Powers | Emergency Medical Treatment & Active Labor Act (EMTALA) | Emergency Use Authorization | Ethics (Medical) | Ethics (Standards Of Conduct) | Exceptional Family Member Program | Executive Skills | Family Advocacy Program | Federal Advisory Committee | Feres Doctrine | Financial Management | Fisher Houses | Food and Drug Administration | Force Health Protection | Foreign Personnel Medical Care | Forms | Fraud and Abuse Prevention | Freedom of Information Act | Genetic Discrimination | Gifts | Graduate Medical Education | Grants and Agreements | Gulf War Illnesses | Health Affairs | Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank | Health Professions Educational Programs | Health Promotion | Health Services | HIPAA Privacy Regulations | HIV | Identification Cards | Immunizations | Independent Duty Corpsman | Intellectual Property | Intermediaries | International Agreements | International Health Regulations | Investigational New Drugs | Laboratory Animals | Laser Eye Surgery | Legislation | Licensure | Litigation | Living Wills | Malpractice | Management of Certain Non-Federal Entities | Medal Of Honor Recipients | Medical Education | Medical Intelligence | Medical Readiness | Medical Records | Medically Related Services | Medicare | Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Account | Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) | Mental Health Evaluations | Military Claims Act | Military Health System Conference Presentations | Military Medical Construction | Military Treatment Facilities | National Disaster Medical System | National Practitioner Data Bank | Non-Military Health Care | Nurse Anesthetists | Nurse Midwives | Occupational Safety and Health | Off-Duty Employment | Organ Donation | Out of Wedlock Children | Pandemic Influenza | Patient Movement | Patient Safety Program | Peer Review Organization Program | Personal Services Contracts for Health Care Providers | Personnel Policy for Health Professionals | Pharmacy Benefits Program | Pharmacy Operations | Physical Standards | Physicians Assistants | Privacy Act | Privacy Regulations | Psychological Autopsies | Psychotherapist-patient privilege | Quality Assurance Program | Quality Assurance Records | Quarantine | Red Cross | Religious Practices | Research | Reserve Components Health Services | Retiree Health Car Litigation | Risk Management | Secretarial Designees | Select Agents | Sentinel Events | Sexual Assault | Shipboard Hazard and Defense (SHAD) Program | Smallpox Vaccination Program | Smoking | Special Pays | Specialized Treatment Services Program | Stability Operations | Standbys | Stem Cell Research | Stress | Subsistance Charges | Substance Abuse | Support for Outside Organizations | Supplemental Care Program | Surrogate Mothers | Technology Transfers | Telemedicine | Third Party Collection Program | Third Party Liability Program | Transitional Health Care Benefits | Transportation | Travel Expenses | TRICARE Management Activity | TRICARE Manuals | TRICARE Program | TRICARE Supplemental Insurance Plan | Uniform Business Office | Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) | Uniformed Services Treatment Facilities (former Public Health Service Hospitals) | Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences | Vaccine Injury Compensation | Veterans Affairs Sharing Agreements | Veterans Health Administration | Veterinary Health | Volunteers | Wounded Warrier Legislation


Abortion

  • 10 U.S.C. 1093
  • AFI 44-102, para 1
  • BUMEDINST 6300.16

Abused Dependents

  • DoD Instruction 1342.24, "Transitional Compensation for Abused Dependents," 5/23/95
  • OPNAVINST 1750.3

Access Standards

  • HA Policy 07-022, "TRICARE Access Standards for Mental Health Care," 10/9/07
  • H.A. Policy 06-007, TRICARE Policy for Access to Care and Prime Service Area Standards," 2/21/06

Accession Standards

  • DoDI 6130.03, "Medical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, of Induction," 4/28/10

Accreditation

  • BUMEDINST 6000.2D

Acquisition Regulations

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation, 48 CFR Chapter 1.
  • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, 48 CFR Chapter 2.

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Advance Medical Directives

Advisory Committees

  • DoD Instruction 5105.4, "Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee Management Program," 8/6/07
  • Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix

Aeromedical Evacuation

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Control Programs

Ambulance Support

  • BUMEDINST 6700.42
  • BUMEDINST 11240.5

Ambulatory Procedures

  • DoD Instruction 6025.8, "Ambulatory Procedure Visit (APV)," 9/23/96.

Americans With Disabilities Act

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

Anti-Deficiency Act

  • 31 U.S.C. 1341 et seq.

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

  • DoD Directive 5154.24, "Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP); 10/03/01
  • DoD Instruction 5154.30, "Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Operations," 3/18/03
  • AR 40-31, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and Armed Forces Histopathology Centers, 6/4/93
  • BUMEDINST 6510.2F

Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute

  • DoD Instruction 5105.33, "Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute," 3/29/06.

Armed Forces Repository of Specimen Samples for the Identification of Remains

Assisted Suicide

  • Assisted Suicide Funding Protection Act of 1997, 42 U.S.C. 14401 et seq.

Autopsies

"Baby Doe" Regulations

  • HHS Regulations: 45 CFR 1340.15; 1340 Appendix

Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)

Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinators

  • DoD Instruction 6015.23, "Delivery of Healthcare at Military Treatment Facilities; Foreign Service Care; Third Party Collection' Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinators (BCACs)," 10/30/02

Bill of Rights

  • DoD Instruction 6000.14, "Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in the Military Health System (MHS)," 9/05/07

Bioethics

  • BUMEDINST 5420.3
  • BUMEDINST 6320.2

Biological Select Agents

  • See Select Agents

Blood Program

  • DoD Instruction 6480.4, "Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) Operational Procedures," 8/5/96
  • See Related Web Site: TRICARE/Military Health & Clinical Resources/Armed Services Blood Program
  • OPNAVINST 6530.4A
  • BUMEDINST 6530.15A (Donors)
  • AR 40-2, C1, Ch 12
  • AR 600-110, para. 2-3b

Bone Marrow Registry

CHAMPUS

  • 10 U.S.C. 1079, 1086
  • 32 CFR Part 199
  • AR 40-400, Patient Administration, Ch 5.
  • See also TRICARE

CHAMPUS Maximum Allowable Charge (CMAC)

  • 32 CFR 199.14(h)

Chaperones (Standbys)

  • AFI 44-102
  • BUMEDINST 6320.83

Child Abuse & Neglect

Chiropractic Care

  • H.A. Policy 07-028, "Revision of Chiropractic Care for Active Duty Service Members of the Uniformed Services Policies 03-021, 03-005, and 03-001," 11/9/07
  • Section 712 of John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, P.L. 109-364

Civilian Employees Health Care

  • DoDD 1404.10, "DoD Civilian Expeditionary Workforce," 1/23/09
  • Emergency-Essential Civilian Employees
    • 10 U.S.C. 1558
    • DoD Directive 1404.10, "Emergency-Essential (E-E) DoD U.S. Citizen Civilian Employees," 4/10/92
  • Overseas
    • 10 U.S.C. 1599b

Civilian Health Care Providers

  • 10 U.S.C. 1599c
  • Section 728 of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, P.L. 10-181 (re military to civilian conversions)
  • HA Policy 08-005, "Policy for Mandatory Seasonal Influenza Immunizations for Civilian Health Care Personnel Who Provide Direct Patient Care in DoD MTFs," 4/4/08
  • DoD Appropriations Act, 2010, P.L. 110-116, sec. 8078
  • DoDI 1400.25, "DoD Civilian Personnel Management System"
    • Vol. 543, "Pay Plan for DoD Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by General Schedule"
    • Vol. 540, "Pay Pursuant to Title 38 - Additional Pay for Certain Healthcare Professionals," 4/6/09

Clinical Investigation Programs

  • DoD Instruction 6000.8, "Funding and Administration of Clinical Investigation Programs," 1/3/07
  • BUMEDINST 6000.12A
  • AR 40-38, Clinical Investigation Program
  • Army MEDCOM, 1999 Medical-Legal Desk Book (Volume I): Clinical Investigation - An Overview

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act

  • DoD Instruction 6440.2, "Clinical Laboratory Improvement Program(CLIP)", 4/20/94

Competency for Duty Exams

  • BUMEDINST 6120.20B

Confidentiality

Consent

  • BUMEDINST 6320.16
  • Dept of Veteran Affairs, VHA Handbook 1004.1
  • AFI 44-102

Constructive Service Credit for Health Professionals

Continuing Medical Education

  • 10 U.S.C. 1094a
  • BUMEDINST 1520.34A

Continued Health Care Benefit Program

  • 10 U.S.C. 1078a
  • 32 CFR 199.20

Contractors

  • DoD Instruction 3020.41, "Contractor Personnel Authorized to Accompany the U.S. Armed Forces," October 3. 2005
  • USD(P&R)/USD(AT&L) Memo: "Military Conversions - Contracting for Services when Civilians Cannot be Hired," 2/13/08
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, § 1676: Moratorium on Conversion to Contractor Performance at MTFs
  • 10 U.S.C. Chapter 146

Cosmetic Surgery

  • HA Policy 05-020, "Policy for Cosmetic Surgery Procedures in the Military Health System," October 25, 2005

Credentials Review and Privileging

  • BUMEDINST 6320.66E

Criminal History Checks

  • DoD Instruction 1402.5, "Criminal History Background Checks on Individuals in Child Care Services," 1/19/93
  • OPNAVINST 1700.9D

Data Quality Management

  • DoD Instruction 6040.40, "Military Health System Data Quality Management Control Procedures," 11/26/02

Death Imminent

  • SECNAVINST 1850.4D
  • BUMEDINST 6320.2
  • BUMEDINST 5360.24, "Determination of Brain Death"

Decedent Affairs

  • BUMEDINST 5360.1

DEERS

  • DoD Instruction 1341.2, "Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Procedures," 3/19/99

Defense Health Board

Defense Health Program Appropriations Account

  • 10 U.S.C. 1100

Defibrillators

  • HA Guidance 2003, "Guidelines for Public Access Defibrillation Programs in DoD Facilities," 8/15/03
  • "Guidelines for Public Access Defibrillation Programs in Federal Facilities," 66 Fed. Reg. 28495 - 28511 (5/23/01)

Definitions

Demonstration Projects

  • Clinical Cancer Trials
    • See Related Web Site: TRICARE/Military Health & Clinical Resources/Clinical Cancer Trials
  • General
    • 10 U.S.C. 1092
    • 32 CFR 199.1(o)

Dental Care Programs

  • TRICARE Dental Plan
    • 10 U.S.C. 1076a
    • 32 CFR 199.13.
  • Retiree Dental Plan
    • 10 U.S.C. 1076c.
  • H.A. Policy 07-011, "Policy on Space Available Dental Care," 7/25/07

Dental Licensure

  • BUMEDINST 6320.66E

Deployment Health

  • DoD Directive 6490.2, "Comprehensive Health Surveillance," 10/21/04
  • DoD Instruction 6490.3, "Deployment Health," 8/11/06
  • DoD Instruction 6490.07, "Deployment-Limiting Medical Conditions for Service Members and DoD Civilian Employees," 2/5/10

Detainee Health Care

  • DoD Instruction 2310.08E, "Medical Program Support for Detainee Operations," 6/6/06
  • DoDD 2310.01, "The Department of Defense Detainee Program," 9/5/06

Disability Evaluation System

  • 10 U.S.C. Chapter 61
  • DoD Directive 1332.18, "Separation or Retirement for Physical Disability," 11/4/96
  • DoD Instruction 1332.38, "Physical Disability Evaluation," 11/14/96
  • SECNAVINST 1850.4E
  • AR 635-40, Physical Disability Evaluation
  • DES Reform Pilot

Disaster

  • Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-21, "Public Health and Medical Preparedness," 10/18/07: www.whitehouse.gov
  • See National Disaster Medical System
  • DoD Instruction 4000.19, "Interservice and Intragovernmental Support", 8/9/95
  • DoD Directive 3025.1, "Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA)", 1/15/93
  • DoD 3025.1-M, "DoD Manual for Civil Emergencies," June 1994
  • DoD Directive 3020.36, "Assignment of National Security Emergency Preparedness (NSEP) Responsibilities to DoD Components", 11/2/88
  • SECNAVINST 5820.7C
  • OPNAVINST 3440.16C
  • BUMEDINST 3440.4

Domestic Abuse

  • DoD Instruction 6400.06, "Domestic Abuse Involving DoD Military and Certain Affiliated Personnel," 8/21/07

Drug Enforcement Administration Numbers

  • H.A. FY 2000 Guidance Memorandum, "Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)Numbers for DoD Providers, 4/7/00
  • * See Working Papers re DEA Policy Letter

Economy Act

  • 31 U.S.C. 1535.
  • DoD 7000.14-R, DoD Financial Management Regulations

Educational Related and Early Intervention Services

  • DoD Instruction 1342.12, "Provision of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents," 4/11/05

Elective Surgery for Active Duty

  • AFI 44-102
  • AFI 36-3203
  • AFI 36-3212

Electronic Signatures

  • HA Policy 05-013, "Interim Policy Memorandum on Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures for Clinical Documentation," August 4, 2005

Eligibility for Benefits

  • BUMEDINST 6320.3B
  • >DoD Instruction 1000.13, "Identification (ID) Cards for Members of the Uniformed Services, Their Dependents, and Other Eligible Individuals," 12/5/97

Emergency Health Powers

  • DoD Instruction 6200.3, "Public Health Emergency Management Within the Department of Defense," 3/5/10

Emergency Medical Treatment & Active Labor Act (EMTALA)

  • 42 U.S.C. 1395dd

Emergency Use Authorization

  • Section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
  • 10 U.S.C. 1107a
  • DoD Instruction 6200.2, "Application of FDA Rules to DoD Force Health Protection Programs," 2/19/08

Ethics (Medical)

Ethics (Standards Of Conduct)

Exceptional Family Member Program

  • BUMEDINST 1300.2A

Executive Skills

  • DoD Instruction 6000.15, "Joint Medical Executive Skills Development Program," 4/19/99

Family Advocacy Program

Federal Advisory Committee

Feres Doctrine

Financial Management

  • Financial Management Regulation
  • DoD 6010.13-M, "Medical Expense and Performance Reporting System for Fixed Medical and Dental Treatment Facilities," 11/00
  • DoD 6010.15-M, "Military Treatment Facility Uniform Business Office (UBO) Manual," November 2006
  • DoD 7000.14-R, "Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation (Reimbursable Operations, Policy and Procedure)," Volume 11A, Chapter 4, "User Charges," 5/01
  • AR 40-330, Rate Codes, Expense and Performance Reporting Systems, Centralized Billing, and Medical Service Accounts, 2/26/88
  • NAVSO P-1000, "Navy Financial Management Policy Manual"

Fisher Houses

  • 10 U.S.C. 2493

Food and Drug Administration

  • Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act: 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.
  • FDA Regulations: Title 21 CFR

Foreign Personnel Medical Care

  • 10 U.S.C. 2559
  • DoD Directive 2205.2, "Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Activities," 12/2/08
  • SECNAVINST 3006.2
  • Reciprocal Health Care Agreements (TRICARE Web Page)

Force Health Protection

  • DoD Directive 6200.4, "Force Health Protection," 10/9/04
  • DoD Instruction 6490.03, "Deployment Health," 8/11/06
  • DoD Instruction 6200.05, "Force Health Protection Quality Assurance Program," 2/16/07

Forms

  • DoD 7750.7-L, Listing of Approved Department of Defense (DD) Forms, 1/1997

Fraud and Abuse Prevention

  • DoDI 5505.12, "Anti-Fraud Program at Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs)," 10/19/06

Freedom of Information Act

  • 5 U.S.C. 552
  • DoD 5400.7-R, "DoD Freedom of Information Act Program," 9/98

Genetic Discrimination

  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 208, Pub. L. 110-233
  • Interim Final Rule: 74 FR 51664 (10/7/09)
  • Executive Order 13145, "To Prohibit Discrimination in Federal Employment Based on Genetic Information," February 8, 2000.

Gifts

Graduate Medical Education

  • DoD Instruction 6015.24, "Sizing of Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Program Closure Procedures" 1/5/01.

Grants and Agreements

  • DoD Directive 3210.6, "Defense Grant and Agreement Regulatory System (DGARS)," 12/17/03
  • DoD 3210.6-R, "Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations," 4/98

Gulf War Illnesses

  • See Related Web Site: Gulf Link

Health Affairs

  • DoD Directive 5136.1, "Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA))," 6/4/08

Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank

Health Professions Educational Programs

Health Promotion

Health Services

  • DoD Directive 6000.12, "Health Services Operations and Readiness," 4/29/96
  • OPNAVINST 6440.1C

HIPAA Privacy Regulation

  • See Privacy Regulations

HIV

  • DoD Instruction 6485.01, "Human Immunodeficiency Virus," 10/17/06
  • DoD Instruction 6485.02E, "Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Prevention: Support to Foreign Militaries," 11/7/06
  • BUMEDINST 6310.2
  • SECNAVINST 5300.30D
  • AR 600-110, Identification, Surveillance, and Administration of Personnel Infected with HIV
  • AFI 44-102, para 1.9 & 10
  • AFI 36-3206
  • Army MEDCOM, 1999 Medical-Legal Desk Book (Volume I): Aids In The Workplace

Identification Cards

  • DoD Instruction 1000.24, "Confiscation of Fraudulent Identification (ID) Cards at Military Treatment Facilities," 5/22/03

Immunizations

  • DoD Directive 6205.02E, "Policy and Program for Immunizations to Protect the Health of Service Members and Military Beneficiaries," 9/19/06
  • DoD Instruction 6205.4, "Immunization of Other than U.S. Forces for Biological Warfare Defense," 4/14/00
  • Joint Regulation (AFI 48-110, AR 40-562, BUMEDINST 6230.15, CG COMDTINST M6230.4E), "Immunizations and Chemoprophylaxis," 1 Nov 95
  • H.A. Policy 08-005, "Policy for Mandatory Seasonal Influenza Immunization for Civilian Health Care Personnel Who Provide Direct Patient Care in Department of Defense Military Treatment Facilities," 4/4/08
  • SECNAVINST 6230.4 (Anthrax)
  • AR 40-5, Preventive Medicine, para 4.4

Independent Duty Corpsman

  • OPNAVINST 6400.1B

Intellectual Property

Intermediaries

  • 10 U.S.C. 178 Henry M. Jackson Foundation

International Agreements

  • DoD Directive 5530.3, "International Agreements," 6/11/87
  • SECNAVINST 5710.25B
  • Reciprocal Health Care Agreements (TRICARE Web Page)

International Health Regulations

Investigational New Drugs

  • 10 U.S.C. 1107
  • Executive Order 13139, "Improving Health Protection of Military Personnel Participating in Particular Military Operations," September 30, 1999.
  • DoD Instruction 6200.2, "Application of FDA Rules to DoD Force Health Protection Programs," 2/19/08
  • BUMEDINST 6000.12A
  • BUMEDINST 6710.69
  • AR 40-7, Use of Investigational Drugs and Devices in Humans and the Use of Schedule I Controlled Drug Substances, 1/4/91

Laboratory Animals

  • DoD Directive 3216.1, "Use of Laboratory Animals in DoD Programs," 4/17/95
  • BUMEDINST 3900.8
  • SECNAVINST 3900.38C

Laser Eye Surgery

  • H.A. Policy Memorandum 00-003, "H.A. Policy on Vision Correction Via Laser Surgery for Non-Active Duty Beneficiaries", 4/7/00
  • Refractive Surgery Physical Standards and Waiver Policy

Legislation

Licensure

  • See Quality Assurance Program Regulation
  • Licensure Fees: 10 U.S.C. 2015
  • USD(P&R) Memo, "Payment of Credentialing Expensed for Military Members," 2/12/07 (implements 10 USC § 2015
  • )
  • H.A. Policy 99-007, "DoD Policy on Physician Licensure,"1/29/99
  • BUMEDINST 6320.66E
  • SECNAVINST 1754.7A
  • See also HHS Division Of Quality Assurance web site (National Practitioner Data Bank; Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank; and Federal Credentialing Program)
  • See also Quality Assurance Program

Litigation

Living Wills

Malpractice

Management of Certain Non-Federal Entities

  • 10 U.S.C. 1033
  • See also: Ethics (Standards of Conduct)

Medal Of Honor Recipients

  • 10 U.S.C. § 1074h

Medical Education

  • See also "Health Professions Educational Programs"
  • BUMEDINST 1524.1B

Medical Intelligence

  • DoD Instruction 6420.1, "National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI)," 3/20/09
  • SECNAVINST 3800.9

Medical Readiness

  • See Force Health Protection

Medical Records

  • DoD Instruction 6040.42, "Medical Encounter and Coding at Military Treatment Facilities," 6/10/04
  • DoD Instruction 6040.43, "Custody and Control of Outpatient Medical Records," 6/10/04
  • AFI 41-210
  • MANMED P-117, Chap 16
  • AR 40-66, Medical Record Administration, 7/20/92
  • See also Confidentiality

Medically Related Services

  • BUMEDINST 1755.1
  • BUMEDINST 1755.2

Medicare

  • See Social Security Administration web site
  • Social Security Act, title XVIII (42 U.S.C. 1395, et seq.)
  • HHS Regulations: 42 CFR Part 405, et seq.

Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Account

  • Chapter 56 of title 10, United States Code
  • DoD Directive 6070.1, "Department of Defense Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund," July 17, 2002
  • DoD Instruction 6070.2, "Department of Defense Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Operations," July 19, 2002

Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)

  • DoD Instruction 4000.19, "Interservice and Intragovernmental Support," 8/9/95
  • OPNAVINST 4000.84B
  • BUMEDINST 7050.1A
  • BUMEDINST 7050.3A

Mental Health

  • DoD Directive 6490.1, "Mental Health Evaluations for Members of the Armed Forces," 10/1/97
  • DoD Instruction 6490.4, "Requirements for Mental Health Evaluations of Members of the Armed Forces," 8/28/97
  • DoD Instruction 6490.06, "Counseling Services for DoD Military, Guard and Reserve, Certain Affiliated Personnel, and Their Family Members," 4/21/2009 (e.g., Military OneSource)
  • AFI 44-109
  • SECNAVINST 6320.24A
  • Army MEDCOM, 1999 Medical-Legal Desk Book (Volume I): Military Mental Health Evaluations
  • HA Policy 07-022, "TRICARE Access Standards for Mental Health Care," 10/9/07
  • Comprehensive Plan of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Disposition of Substance Abuse Offenders, NDAA-10, § 596
  • Administration Separations
    • Involving personality disorders: see DoDI 1332.14, "Enlisted Administrative Separations," 8/28/08, Encl. 3
    • Involving other than honorable conditions, see NDAA-10, § 512
  • Directive-Type Memorandum 09-006, "Revised Command Notification Requirements to Dispel Stigma in Providing Mental Health Care to Military Personnel," 7/2/09

Military Claims Act

Military Health System Conference Presentations

  • 10 U.S.C. 2731 - 2738

Military Medical Construction

  • DoD Instruction 6015.17, "Planning and Acquisition of Military Health Facilities," 3/17/83
  • BUMEDINST 11110.7A
  • BUMEDINST 11110.8
Textbooks of Military Medicine (including Military Medical Ethics)
 

Military Treatment Facilities

  • DoD Instruction 6015.23, "Delivery of Healthcare at Military Treatment Facilities; Foreign Service Care; Third Party Collection' Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinators (BCACs)," 10/30/02
  • BUMEDINST 7000.7

National Disaster Medical System

  • DoD Directive 6010.22, "National Disaster Medical System," 1/21/03

National Practitioner Data Bank

  • See Quality Assurance Program Regulation
  • See Working Papers
  • HHS regulations: 45 CFR Part 60
  • BUMEDINST 6320.67A w/CH-1
  • BUMEDINST 6010.18A
  • AR 40-68, Quality Assurance Administration, para. 4-10
  • Army MEDCOM, 1999 Medical-Legal Desk Book (Volume I): National Practitioner Data Bank
  • See also HHS Division Of Quality Assurance web site (National Practitioner Data Bank; Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank; and Federal Credentialing Program)

National Response Framework

Non-Military HealthCare

  • BUMEDINST 6320.72
  • BUMEDINST 6320.85

Nurse Anesthetists

  • BUMEDINST 6550.7A

Nurse Midwives

  • BUMEDINST 6550.11

Occupational Safety and Health

  • DoD Directive 4715.1E, "Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH)," March 19,2005
  • DoD Instruction 6055.1, "DoD Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program," 8/19/98
  • DoD Instruction 1438.5, "Civilian Employees' Occupational Health and Medical Services Program," 12/4/97
  • DoD 6055.5-M, Occupational Health Surveillance Manual, 5/98
  • BUMEDINST 5100.13C
  • OPNAVINST 6470.2A
  • OPNAVINST 5100.23G
  • OPNAVINST 5100.19D
  • AR 40-5, Preventive Medicine

Off-Duty Employment

  • H.A. Policy 96-050, "Policy for Off-Duty Employment by DoD Health Care Practitioners," 7/23/96
  • H.A. Policy 97-019, "Policy Memorandum: Off-Duty Employment by DoD Dental Care Providers," 12/10/96
  • See Working Papers
  • MANMED P-117, § 1-22
  • BUMED Notice 6000 dtd 8/22/98
  • AR 40-1, Composition, Missions and Functions of the Army Medical Department
  • Army MEDCOM, 1999 Medical-Legal Desk Book (Volume I): Off-Duty Employment

Organ Donation

Out of Wedlock Children

  • USD(P&R) memo, "Determination of Dependency for Health Care Benefits for Out-of-Wedlock Children," 1/28/08
  • State forms for voluntary acknowledgement of paternity: www.ocse.acf.hhs.gov

Pandemic Influenza

Patient Movement

  • DoD Instruction 6000.11, "Patient Movement," 9/9/98
  • BUMEDINST 6320.1E

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • Pub. L. 111-148

Patient Safety Program

  • See Quality Assurance Program Regulation
  • BUMEDINST 6010.23

Peer Review Organization Program

  • 32 CFR 199.15.

Personal Services Contracts for Health Care Providers

  • 10 U.S.C. 1091
  • DoD Instruction 6025.5, "Personal Services Contracts (PSCs) for Health Care Providers (HCPs)," January 6, 1995

Personnel Policy for Health Professionals

  • DoD Instruction 6000.13, "Medical Manpower and Personnel," 6/30/97

Pharmacy Benefits Program

  • 10 USC 1074g
  • 32 CFR 199.21

Pharmacy Operations

  • MANMED-117 CH 21

Physical Standards

Physician Assistants

  • HA Policy 04-002, "Waiver of Licensure Requirement for Qualified Military Physician Assistants," 1/15/04

Privacy Act

Privacy Regulations

  • HA Policy 05-018, "Expediting Veterans Benefits to Members with Serious Injuries and Illnesses," September 27, 2005
  • DoD Instruction 6025.18, "Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information in DoD Health Care Programs," 12/2/09
  • DoD 6025.18-R, "DoD Health Information Privacy Regulation," January 2003
  • Notice: "DoD Health Information Privacy Program," 68 Fed. Reg. 17357 - 58 (4/6/03)
  • See TRICARE Web Site
  • See also Confidentiality

Psychological Autopsies

  • DoDI 5154.30, "Armed Force Institute of Pathology Operations," 3/18/03

Psychotherapist-patient privilege

  • Military Rule of Evidence 513

Quality Assurance Program

  • DoD Directive 6025.13, "Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) in the Military Health System (MHS)," 5/4/04
  • DoD 6025.13-R, "Military Health System (MHS) Clinical Quality Assurance (CQA) Program Regulation," 6/11/04
  • Executive Order 13410, "Promoting Quality and Efficient Health Care in Federal Government Administered or Sponsored Health Care Programs," 8/22/06
  • BUMEDINST 6010.13
  • AR 40-68, Quality Assurance Administration, 12/20/89

Quarantine

  • See Emergency Health Powers

Quality Assurance Records

  • 10 U.S.C. 1102
  • AFI 44-119
  • Federal Register System Notice N06320-3

Red Cross

  • SECNAVINST 5760.1C
  • BUMEDINST 5760.5

Religious Practices

Research

Reserve Components Health Services

  • 10 U.S.C. 1074a, 1076b, 1076d, 1095d, 12322, 12602
  • HA Policy 04-010, "Treatment of Reserve Component Members with Delayed Effective Date Active Duty Orders in Military Treatment Facilities," 6/3/04

Risk Management

  • BUMEDINST 6010.21

Secretarial Designees

  • Statutory Authority: 10 U.S.C. 1074(c)
  • Army: AR 40-3, "Medical Services"
  • Navy: 32 CFR 728.77
  • Air Force: AFI 41-115, Chapter 2

Select Agents

  • DoDI 5210.89, "Minimum Security Standards for Safeguarding Biological Select Agents and Toxins," 4/18/06
  • 42 C.F.R. Part 73

Sentinel Events

  • See Quality Assurance Program Regulation
  • JCAHO policy at: www.jcaho.org/sentinel

Sexual Assault

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
  • DoDD 6495.01, "Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program," October 6, 2005
  • DoDI 6495.02, "Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures," 6/23/06
  • 10 USC 1079(a)(17)
  • BUMEDINST 6310.3
  • See Link to SAPR Website

Shipboard Hazard and Defense (SHAD) Program

Smallpox Vaccination Program

  • See DoD Web Site for Smallpox Vaccination Program

Smoking

  • DoD Instruction 1010.15, "Smoke-Free DoD Facilities," 1/2/01
  • AFI 40-102
  • BUMEDINST 6200.12

Special Pays

Specialized Treatment Services Program

  • H.A. Policy 02-017, "Specialized Treatment Services and Centers of Excellence Program," 7/17/02

Stability Operations

  • DoDD 3000.05, "Stability Operations," 9/16/09

Standbys

  • BUMEDINST 6320.83

Stem Cell Research

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, "Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research Conducted or Supported by DoD," 12/17/09
  • National Institutes of Health Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research, 7/7/09
  • Executive Order 13505

Stress

  • DoD Directive 6490.5, "Combat Stress Control (CSC) Programs," 2/23/99
  • SECNAVINST 3006.1

Subsistence Charges

  • Section 603, John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, P.L. 109-364

Substance Abuse

  • DoD Directive 1010.1, "Military Personnel Drug Abuse Testing Program," 12/9/94
  • DoD Directive 1010.4, "Drug and Alcohol Abuse by DoD Personnel," 9/3/97
  • DoD Instruction 1010.6, "Rehabilitation and Referral Services for Alcohol and Drug Abusers," 3/13/85
  • DoD Directive 1010.9, "DoD Civilian Employees Drug Abuse Testing Program," 8/23/88
  • HHS Regulations: 42 CFR Part 2, Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records
  • SECNAVINST 5300.28D
  • AFI 36-810
  • OPNAVINST 5350.4C

Support for Outside Organizations

  • 10 U.S.C. 2012
  • DoD Directive 1100.20, "Support and Services for Eligible Organizations and Activities Outside the Department of Defense," 4/12/04

Supplemental Care Program

  • H.A. Policy 98-006, "Implementation of Supplemental Care Program Policy Changes," 12/31/98
  • H.A. Policy 97-031, "Policy for Supplemental Care Payments for Active Duty Members," 2/27/97
  • H.A. Policy 96-005, "Policy on Use of Supplemental Care Funds by the Military Departments," 10/18/95
  • 32 CFR 199.16
  • See also Health Services

Surrogate Mothers

  • TRICARE Policy Manual, Chap. 3, sec 13.2, para. III.D
  • TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Chap. 4, sec. 1, para II.O

Technology Transfers

  • 15 U.S.C. 3710 et. seq.
  • DoD Directive 5535.3, "DoD Domestic Technology Transfer (T2) Program", 5/21/99
  • DoD Instruction 5535.8, "DoD Technology Transfer (T2) Program", 5/14/99
  • See Intellectual Property
  • AR 70-57

Telemedicine

Third Party Collection Program

  • 10 U.S.C. 1095, 1097b(b)
  • 32 CFR Part 220
  • AR 27-20, Claims
  • H.A. Policy 08-002, "Policy for Billing for Care Furnished by Military Treatment Facilities to Federal Employees for On-the-Job Injuries and for Occupational Health," 3/28/08
  • BUMED Notice 7000.7
  • * See also Financial Management

Third Party Liability Program

  • Federal Medical Care Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 2651
  • 10 U.S.C. 1095b
  • * See also Financial Management

Transitional Health Care Benefits

  • 10 U.S.C. 1145
  • 32 CFR 199.3(e)

Transportation

  • DoD Instruction 6000.11, "Patient Movement," 9/9/98
  • DoD 4515.13-R, "Air Transportation Eligibility," Chapter 5, "Aeromedical Evacuation," 11/94
  • OPNAVINST 4630.9C
  • AR 40-350, Patient Regulating to and Within the Continental United States, 3/30/90
  • BUMEDINST 4650.2
  • BUMEDINST 6320.19

Travel Expenses

  • 41 C.F.R. 304-1
  • 31 U.S.C. 1353
  • See Ethics

TRICARE Management Activity

  • DoD Directive 5136.12, "TRICARE Management Activity", 5/31/01
  • See related web site: TRICARE/TRICARE Administration

TRICARE Manuals

  • See related web site: TRICARE/Policy and Planning/TRICARE Manuals for the following TRICARE Manuals: Policy Manual, Operations Manual, Automated Data Processing and Reporting Manual, and the TRICARE/CHAMPUS Regulation (32 CFR Part 199)

TRICARE Program

  • General
  • TRICARE Marketing Policy
    • DoD Instruction 6010.21, "TRICARE Marketing Policy", 12/18/01
  • TRICARE Plus Program
    • HA Policy memo 01-015, "Policy Memorandum to Refine Policy for access to care in Military Treatment Facilities and Establish the TRICARE Plus Program", 6/28/01
  • Preemption
    • 10 U.S.C. 1103
  • Uniform HMO Benefit
    • 32 CFR 199.18

TRICARE Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • 10 U.S.C. § 1097c

Uniform Business Office

Uniformed Services Treatment Facilities (former Public Health Service Hospitals)

  • 10 U.S.C. 1073 note

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

  • 38 U.S.C. Chapter 43

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

  • 10 U.S.C. 2112 - 2116
  • DoD Instruction 5105.45, "Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences," 1/22/07
  • DoD Directive 6010.7, "Admission Policies for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)," 11/12/97
  • DoD Instruction 6010.20, "Admission Procedures for the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences (USUHS)," 6/17/97

Vaccine Injury Compensation

  • HHS Regulations: 42 CFR Part 100

Veterans Affairs Sharing Agreements

  • Policies governing sharing: http://www.tricare.mil/DVPCO
  • DoDI 6010.23, "Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Resource Sharing Program," September 12, 2005
  • 10 U.S.C. 1104
  • 38 U.S.C. 8111, 8111A, 8111 note
  • Federal Health Care Center, North Chicago: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, Title XVII
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003, P.L. 107-314, sections 721-726.
  • Army MEDCOM, 1999 Medical-Legal Desk Book (Volume I): VA/DoD Healthcare Resources Sharing
  • H.A. Policy Memorandum 00-004, "Use Of Health Care Facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs under TRICARE and the Supplemental Health Care Program", 5/16/00
  • BUMEDINST 6320.12
  • BUMEDINST 7050.1A
  • Web Site: http://www.tricare.mil/DVPCO/default.cfm

Veterans Health Administration

Veterinary Health

  • DoD Directive 6400.4, "DoD Veterinary Services Program," 8/22/03
  • AR 40-905, Veterinary Health Services, 8/16/94
  • BUMEDINST 6401.1C

Volunteers

Wounded Warriors