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Abortion

  • 10 U.S.C. 1093 [Note: in 2013 Pub. L. 112–239 inserted in Subsec. (a): "or in a case in which the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest" before period at end.]
  • AR 40-400, paras 2-18 and 3-39
  • AFI 44-102, para 1
  • BUMEDINST 6300.16A

Abused Dependents

  • Transition Compensation for Abused Dependents is authorized by 10 USC 1059. Individuals in receipt of Trans Comp payments are eligible for TRICARE benefits as set forth under 10 USC 1076(e) and 1079(k), and the implementing regulations set forth at 32 CFR 199.3(b)(2)(iii)(B)(1).
  • DoD Instruction 1342.24, "Transitional Compensation for Abused Dependents," 5/23/95
  • OPNAVINST 1750.3

Access Standards

  • HA Policy 11-005, "TRICARE Policy for Access to Care,"  2/23/11[Pending revision as of Nov 2019]

Accession Standards

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

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

  • 10 U.S.C. 1044c
  • See also applicable state law concerning healthcare decision-making and proxies

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
  • DHA-IPM 19-002, “Standard Processes for Establishing and Maintaining Patient and Family Partnership Councils (PFPCs) as Advisory Committees at MTFs,” 2/12/19

Aeromedical Evacuation

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Control Programs

AMEDD Journals- Legal Editions

Ambulence Services

  • 32 CFR 119.4(d)(3)(v)
  • TRICARE Policy Manual (TPM), Chapter 8 Other Services, Section 1.1 Ambulance Services
  • TRICARE Operations Manual (TOM) Chapter 1 Administration, Section 3 TRICARE Processing Standards
  • TRICARE Reimbursement Manual (TRM), Chapter 1 General, Section 14 Ambulance Services

Ambulance Support

  • BUMEDINST 6700.42
  • BUMEDINST 11240.5

Animal Access to DHA Facilities

  • DoD Instruction 1300.27, “Guidance on the Use of Service Dogs by Service Members,” January 7, 2016
  • Technical Bulletin Medical 4, “DoD Human-Animal Bond Program Principles and

Guidelines,” August 3, 2015

  • Army Regulation 40-905, “Veterinary Health Services,” August 16, 1994
  • Army Regulation 690–12, “Civilian Personnel Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity,” December 22, 2016, as amended
  • Army Regulation 700-81, “DoD Military Working Dog (MWD) Program,” December 1, 1990
  • Field Manual 4-02.51, “Combat and Operational Stress Control,” July 6, 2006
  • Navy Judge Advocate General, The Advisor, “Service and support Animals on Military Installations.” December 2015
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Administrative Instruction 3000.07, “Animals in the Medical Center,” January 29, 2018

Animal Research and Training– See also Laboratory Animals below

  • DoDI 3216.01, Animals in DoD Research & Training (3/20/19)

Animal - Service Dogs

  • DoDI 1300.27, Guidance on the Use of Service Dogs by Service Members (1/27/16)

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

Anti-Deficiency Act

  • 31 U.S.C. 1341 et seq.

Appropriations

Armed Forces Medical Examiner System

  • DoD Instruction 5154.30, "Armed Forces System Operations," 12/29/15

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.
  • 42 USC 14402, 18113 – Key subjects: non-support of assisted suicide, prohibition against discrimination of providers who do not participate in assisted suicide.

Autism Care and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

  • TRICARE Operations Manual 6010.59-M, April 1, 2015. Chapter 18, Section 4

Autopsies

"Baby Doe" Regulations

  • HHS Regulations: 45 CFR 1340.15; 1340 Appendix

Bill of Rights

  • DoD Instruction  6000.14, "DoD Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in the Military Health System (MHS),"  9/26/11

Bioethics

  • BUMEDINST 5420.3
  • BUMEDINST 6320.2

Biological Select Agents

Blood Program

  • DoD Instruction 6480.04, "Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) Operational Procedures," 8/13/12
  • 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 6320.83A

Child Abuse & Neglect

Chiropractic Care

  • H.A. Policy 13-001, “Expansion of Chiropractic Program,” 3/18/13

Civilian Employees Health Care

  • DoDD 1404.10, "DoD Civilian Expeditionary Workforce," 1/23/09
  • Emergency-Essential Civilian Employees
  • 10 U.S.C. 1558
  • 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
  • DoDI 1400.25, "DoD Civilian Personnel Management System"
  • Vol. 543, "Pay Plan for DoD Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by General Schedule," 8/18/10
  • Vol. 540, "Pay Pursuant to Title 38 - Additional Pay for Certain Healthcare Professionals," 4/6/09

Clinical Investigation Programs

  • DoD Instruction 6000.08, "Defense Health Program Research and Clinical Investigation Programs," 1/22/14
  • BUMEDINST 6000.12BAR 40-38, Clinical Investigation Program

Clinical Laboratories

  • DoD Instruction 6440.02, "Clinical Laboratory Improvement Program(CLIP)", 5/29/14
  • DoD Manual 6440.02-M, "Clinical Laboratory Improvement Program(CLIP) Procedures", 5/29/14
  • DoD Instruction 6440.03, “DoD Laboratory Network (DLN),” June 10, 2011

Clinical Quality Management Programs - See Quality Programs Below

Competency for Duty Exams

Confidentiality

Consent

  • BUMEDINST 6320.16
  • AFI 44-102

Constructive Service Credit for Health Professionals

Continuing Medical Education

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

Continued Health Care Benefit Program

  • 10 U.S.C. 1078a
  • 32 CFR 199.20

Contractors

  • DoD Instruction 3020.41, "Operational Contract Support (OCS),” 12/20/11
  • 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 6320.67A CH-1

Criminal History Checks

  • DoD Instruction 1402.05, "Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs," 9/11/15
  • OPNAVINST 1700.9E

Data Quality Management

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

Death Imminent

  • SECNAVINST 1850.4E
  • BUMEDINST 6320.2
  • BUMEDINST 5360.24A

Decedent Affairs

  • BUMEDINST 5360.1

DEERS

  • DoD Instruction 1341.02, "Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Program and Procedures," 8/8/16

Defense Health Agency (DHA)

  • DoD Directive 5136.13, “Defense Health Agency (DHA),” September 30, 2013

Defense Health Agency (DHA) Issuances

  • DHA-Procedural Instruction 5025.01, “Publication System,” August 21, 2015, as amended

Defense Health Board

Defense Health Program Appropriations Account

  • 10 U.S.C. 1100

Definitions

  • DoDI 5025.12, Standardization of Military and Associated Terminology (4/11/17)

Demonstration Projects

  • 10 U.S.C. 1092
  • 32 CFR 199.1(o)
  • TRICARE Operations Manual 6010.59-M, April 1, 2015, Chapter 18 (Demonstrations And Pilot Projects)

Dental Care Programs

  • TRICARE Dental Plan (for Active Duty Family Members and certain Reserve Component members and dependents)
  • 10 U.S.C. 1076a
  • 32 CFR 199.13.
  • Retiree Dental Plan: FEDVIP [https://www.tricare.mil/fedvip]
  • 10 U.S.C. 1076c.

Dental Licensure

  • BUMEDINST 6320.67A CH-1

Deployment Health

  • DoD Directive 6490.2E, "Comprehensive Health Surveillance," 2/8/12
  • 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

Disability Evaluation System

  • 10 U.S.C. Chapter 61
  • DoD Instruction 1332.18, "Disability Evaluation System (DES),” 8/5/14
  • DoD Manual 1332.18-M, " Disability Evaluation System (DES ) Manual” – Multiple Volumes
  • DoD Instruction 6040.44, “Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR),” July 2, 2015
  •  SECNAVINST 1850.4E
  • AR 635-40, Physical Disability Evaluation

Disaster

  • See National Disaster Medical System
  • DoD Instruction 4000.19, "Interservice and Intragovernmental Support", 8/9/95
  • DoD 3025.1-M, "Defense Support of Civil Authorities," 8/11/16 (Multiple Volumes)
  • 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

Drug Take Back Program

  • DODI 6025.25, "Drug Take Back Program," 4/26/16
  • DHA IPM 16-001, "Drug Take Back Program," 6/13/16

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
  • DoD Manual 1342.12-M, “Implementation of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents,” 6/17/15

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," 1/23/14
  • DoD Manual 1000.13, “DoD Identification Cards” – Multiple Volumes

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 (Standards Of Conduct)

  • DoD Directive 5500.7, "Standards of Conduct," 11/29/07
  • DoD 5400.7-R, "Joint Ethics Regulation (JER)," 9/98.

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)

  • DODI 1315.19
  • BUMEDINST 1300.2A

Executive Skills

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

Family Advocacy Program

  • DoD Instruction 6400.1, "Family Advocacy Program (FAP)," 5/1/19
  • DoD Manual 6400.1-M, "Family Advocacy Program” – Multiple Volumes  
  • BUMEDINST 6320.70
  • OPNAVINST 1752.2B
  • SECNAVINST 1752.3B
  • AR 608-18, Family Advocacy Program
  • AFI 40-301
  • AFI 44-102

Federal Advisory Committee

Financial Management 

  • DoD 6010.13-M, "Medical Expense and Performance Reporting System for Fixed Medical and Dental Treatment Facilities Manual," 4/7/08
  • 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

  • DoD Instruction 6025.24, “Provision of Food and Beverages to Certain Members and Dependents Not Receiving Inpatient Care in Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs),” March 7, 2014

Food and Drug Administration

  • Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act: 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.
  • FDA Regulations: Title 21 CFR
  • DoD Instruction 6200.2, "Application of FDA Rules to DoD Force Health Protection Programs," 2/19/08

Foreign Personnel Medical Care

  • 10 U.S.C. 2559
  • DoD Instruction 2205.2, "Humanitarian and Civic Assistance (HCA) Activities," 6/23/14
  • 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," 6/16/16
  • DoD Instruction   6025.19, “Individual Medical Readiness (IMR),” June 9, 2014

Forms

  • DoD 7750.7-M, “DoD Forms Management Program Procedures Manual,”  5/7/08

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

Fundamentals of Military Health Law

Genetic Discrimination

  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 208, Pub. L. 110-233
  • 29 CFR Part 1635

Gifts

  • 10 U.S.C. 2601
  • 5 U.S.C. 4111
  • AFI 51-601
  • BUMEDINST 4001.4A
  • SECNAVINST 4001.2J
  • OPNAVINST 4001.1F
  • AR 1-100, Gifts to the Army

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 3210.06, "Defense Grant and Agreement Regulatory System (DGARS)," 2/6/14
  • DoD 3210.6-R, "Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations," 4/98

Health Affairs

  • DoD Directive 5136.01, "Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA))," 9/30/13

Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank

Healthcare Resolutions Program

  • DHA Procedural Instruction 6025.17, “Healthcare Resolutions, Disclosure, Clinical Conflict Management and Healthcare   Provider (HCP) Resiliency and Support in the Military Health System (MHS),” June 18, 2019

Health Professions Educational Programs

  • 10 U.S.C. Chapter 105, Armed Forces Health Professions Financial Assistance Programs
  • H.A. Policy 99-012, "Revised Interim Policy for Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)," 3/1/99
  • BUMEDINST 1520.34A
  • BUMEDINST 1520.37A
  • BUMEDINST 1520.40A
  • BUMEDINST 1524.1A
  • BUMEDINST 1530.2A
  • BUMEDINST 7050.3
  • BUMEDINST 12308.1
  • See also Personnel Policy for Health Professionals

Health Promotion

  • DoD Instruction 1010.10, "Health Promotion and Disease Prevention," 4/28/14
  • BUMEDINST 6110.13AOPNAVINST 6100.2A
  • OPNAVINST 6110.1H

Health Services

  • DoD Directive 6000.12E, "Health Service Support,”  1/6/11
  • OPNAVINST 6440.1C

HIPAA Privacy Regulation - See also Privacy below

  • See Privacy Regulations
  • DoD Instruction 6025.18
  • DoDM 6025.18– Implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule in DOD Health Care Programs

HIV

  • DoD Directive 6485.01, "Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Military Service Members," 6/7/13
  • DoD Instruction 6485.02E, "Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Prevention: Program (DHAPP) to Support Foreign Militaries," 12/6/13
  • BUMEDINST 6110.14 CH-2  SECNAVINST 5300.30EAR 600-110, Identification, Surveillance, and Administration of Personnel Infected with HIV
  • AFI 44-102, para 1.9 & 10
  • AFI 36-3206

Human Subjects

  • 10 USC 980 – Limitations on use of humans as experimental subjects
  • 5 CFR 2635.801, et seq., Standards of Conduct for Executive Branch, Subpart H, Outside Activities (employment)
  • 32 CFR 219 – Protection of Human Subjects
  • 45 CFR 46 – Protection of Human Subjects, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Joint Ethics Regulation, DoD 5500.7-R paragraphs 2-206 and 2-303.
  • DoD Instruction 3216.02 – Protection of Human Subjects and Adherence to Ethical Standards in DoD-Supported Research
  • DoD Instruction 8910.01 – Information Collection and Reporting
  • DoD 8910.1-M – Department of Defense Procedures for Management of Information Requirements
  • DoD Instruction 1100.13 – Surveys of DoD Personnel
  • DoD Instruction 3210.7 – Research Integrity and Misconduct

Identification Cards

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

Immunizations

  • DoD Instruction 6205.02, "DoD Immunization Program," 7/23/19
  • Joint Regulation (AFI 48-110, AR 40-562, BUMEDINST 6230.15B 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 6400.1C

Intellectual Property

  • SECNAVINST 5870.4A

Intermediaries

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

International Agreements

  • DoD Directive 5530.3, "International Agreements," 6/11/87
  • SECNAVINST 5710.25B

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 6000.12BBUMEDINST 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– See also Animal Research and Training above

  • DoD Instruction 3216.1, "Use of Animals in DoD Programs," 9/13/10
  • BUMEDINST 3900.8
  • SECNAVINST 3900.38C

Legislation and Legislative Affairs

  • DoDI 5400.04
  • DODI 5142.01
  • OMB Circular A-19, "Legislative Coordination and Clearance"
  • OPNAVINST 5730.4E
  • SECNAVINST 5730.5J

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)
  • BUMEDINST 6320.67A CH-1
  • SECNAVINST 1754.7A

Litigation

  • SECNAVINST 5820.8A

Living Wills

Malpractice

  • Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. 2671, et seq.
  • Military Claims Act, 10 U.S.C. 2731, et seq.
  • DoD Directive 5515.9, "Settlement of Tort Claims," 4/19/04
  • DoD Directive 6000.6, "Medical Malpractice Claims Against Military and Civilian Personnel of the Armed Forces," 7/2/04
  • SECNAVINST 5820.8A
  • SECNAVINST 6300.3A
  • SECNAVINST 5820.9A
  • AR 27-20, Claims, Ch 4.

Management of Certain Non-Federal Entities

Medal Of Honor Recipients

  • 10 U.S.C. § 1074h

Medical Education

Medical Intelligence

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

Medical Management

  • DoD Instruction 6025.20 , “Medical Management (MM) Programs in the Direct Care System (DCS) and Remote Areas,” April 9, 2013

 Medical Materiel

  • DoD Instruction 6430.02,  “Defense Medical Materiel Program,” August 17, 2011

Medical Readiness

Medical Records

  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (Pub. L. 113-66), section 525
  • DoD Instruction 6040.45, “DoD Health Record Life Cycle Management,” 11/16/15
  • DoD Instruction 6040.42, "Management Standards for Medical Coding of DoD Health Records," 6/8/16
  • DoD 8580.02-R, “DoD Health Information Security Regulation,” 7/12/07
  • AFI 41-210
  • MANMED, NAVMED, P-117, CH 16
  • AR 40-66, Medical Record Administration, 7/20/92
  • DoDI 6040.48, Personal Health Records & Patient Controlled Data (10/23/18)
  • See also Confidentiality
  • See also Personal Health Records

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 6070.01, "Department of Defense Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund," July 17, 2002
  • DoD Instruction 6070.02, "Department of Defense Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund Operations," July 19, 2002

Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)

  • DoD Instruction 4000.19, “Support Agreements,” 4/25/13
  • OPNAVINST 4000.84C
  • BUMEDINST 7050.1B
  • BUMEDINST 7050.3A

Mental Health

  • DoD Instruction  6490.04, "Mental Health Evaluations of  Members of the Military Services,” 3/4/13
  • DoD Instruction 6490.09 , “DoD Directors of Psychological Health,” February 27, 2012

  •  

    DoD Instruction 6490.05, “Maintenance of Psychological Health in Military Operations,” 11/22/11
  • DoD Instruction 6490.08, “Command Notification Requirements to Dispel Stigma in Providing Mental Health Care to Service Members,”  8/17/11
  • DoD Instruction 6490.10, “Continuity of Behavioral Health Care for Transferring and Transitioning Service Members,” 3/26/12
  • DoD Instruction 6490.12, “Mental Health Assessments for Service Members Deployed in Connection with a Contingency Operation,” 2/26/13
  • DoD Instruction 6490.15, “Integration of Behavioral Health Personnel (BHP) Services Into Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Primary Care and Other Primary Care Service Settings,” 8/8/13
  • 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
  • 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

Military Claims Act

  • 10 U.S.C. 2731 - 2738
  • Navy JAGINST 5890.1A

Military Medical Construction

 Military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)

  • 10 USC 1073d [note: the term “military medical treatment facilities” is used in the statute, although not specifically set forth in the definition section itself]
  • DoD Instruction  6015.23,  “Foreign Military Personnel Care and Uniform Business Offices in Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) ,” 1/23/15  National Disaster Medical System
  • NDAA-17, § 721 - Convert Mil to Civ Pers. Requirements
  • NDAA-17, § 725 - Adjustment of Services, Personnel and Infrastructure

National Disaster Medical System

  • DoD Instruction 6010.22, "National Disaster Medical System," 4/14/16

National Practitioner Data Bank

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

Non-Discrimination

  • DHA PI 6025.02, Nondiscrimination in Military Health System (MHS) Health Programs and Activities

Non-Military HealthCare

  • BUMEDINST 6320.72
  • BUMEDINST 6320.85A

Nurse Anesthetists

  • BUMEDINST 6550.7A

Nurse Midwives

  • BUMEDINST 6550.10BOccupational Safety and Health
  • DoD Directive 4715.1E, "Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH)," March 19,2005
  • DoD Instruction 6055.01, "DoD Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program," 10/14/14
  • 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
  • DoD Instruction 6055.05, “Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH),” 11/11/08
  • BUMEDINST 5100.13F
  • OPNAVINST 6470.2C
  • OPNAVINST 5100.23G
  • OPNAVINST 5100.19E
  • AR 40-5, Preventive Medicine

Off-Duty Employment

  • DoDM 6025.15, Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS), 10/29/13
  • MANMED P-117, § 1-22
  • BUMED Notice 6000 dtd 8/22/98
  • AR 40-1, Composition, Missions and Functions of the Army Medical Department

Organ Donation

  • 10 U.S.C. 1109
  • AFI 44-102
  • DoD Instruction 6465.03, "Organ and Tissue Donation," 6/18/16
  • BUMEDINST 6300.8
  • AR 40-3, Medical, Dental and Veterinary Care, Ch 9

Out of Wedlock Children

  • USD(P&R) memo, "Determination of Dependency for Health Care Benefits for Out-of-Wedlock Children," 1/28/08

Pandemic Influenza

Patient Bill of Rights

  • DHAPI 6025.10, Standard Processes & Guidelines of Patient Bill of Rights & Responsibilities in MTFs (10/9/18)

Patient Movement– see also Ambulance Services above

  • DoD Instruction 6000.11, "Patient Movement (PM)," 5/4/12
  • BUMEDINST 6320.1E

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • Pub. L. 111-148

Patient Safety Program

Peer Review Organization Program

  • 32 CFR 199.15.

Personal Health Records

  • DoDI 6040.48, Personal Health Records & Patient Controlled Data (10/23/18)

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, "Accession and Retention Programs and Incentives for Military Health Professionals," 12/30/15

Pharmacy Benefits Program

  • 10 USC 1074g
  • 32 CFR 199.21

Pharmacy Operations

  • MANMED-117 CH 21

Physical Standards

  • DoD Directive 1308.1, "DoD Physical Fitness and Body Fat Program," 6/30/04
  • DoD Instruction 6130.3, "Physical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment and Induction in the Military Services," 4/28/10
  • MANMED P-117, Chap 15, § III
  • AR 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness

Pilot Projects – See Demonstration Projects above

Primary Care Empanelment

  • DHAPI 6025.11, Processes & Standards for Empanelment & Capacity in MTFs (10/9/18)

Privacy Act

  • 5 U.S.C. 552a
  • SECNAVINST 5211.5E
  • DoD Instruction 5400.11, Privacy & Civil Liberties Programs (1/29/19)
  • See also Navy Web Site
  • See also Confidentiality

Privacy Regulations– see also HIPAA above

  • DoD Instruction 6025.18, "Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information in DoD Health Care Programs," 12/2/09
  • DoDM 6025.18-Implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule in DOD Health Care Programs
  • Notice: "DoD Health Information Privacy Program," 68 Fed. Reg. 17357 - 58 (4/6/03)
  • See also Confidentiality

Public Health Emergency Management

  • DoD Instruction 6200.03, Public Health Emergency Mgmt (3/28/19)

Psychotherapist-patient privilege

  • Military Rule of Evidence 513

Quality Assurance Program

  • DHA Procedures Manual 6025.13, “Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System,” September 1, 2019 – Volumes 1-7

  • DoD Instruction  6025.13, "Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) and Clinical Quality Management  in the Military Health System (MHS)," 2/17/11
  • Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Memorandum, "Strengthening Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System," 01 April 2019
  • DHA Procedures Manual 6025.13, "Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System," 29 August 2019

Quarantine

Quality Assurance Records

  • 10 U.S.C. 1102
  • AFI 44-119

Red Cross

  • SECNAVINST 5760.1C
  • BUMEDINST 5760.5

Religious Practices

  • DoD Instruction 1300.17, "Accommodation of Religious Practices Within the Military Services,"  2/10/09
  • SECNAVINST 1730.8B

Religion and Religious Conscience Protections 

  • HHS Regulation, Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care, 45 CFR Part 88 (5/2/19)

Research

  • DoD Instruction 3216.02, "Protection of Human Subjects and Adherence to Ethical Standards in DoD Supported Research," 11/8/11
  • 10 U.S.C. 980
  • SECNAVINST 3900.39B
  • 32 CFR Part 219, Protection of Human Subjects
  • BUMEDINST 3900.8
  • BUMEDINST 3900.6B
  • DoD Instruction 3210.7, "Research Integrity and Misconduct," 5/14/04
  • H.A. Policy 08-003, "Policy for Conducting Surveys and Studies - Related Information Collection Requirements in the Military Health System," 4/1/08
  • See also Office for Human Research Protections web site
  • See also Clinical Investigation Programs

Reserve Components Health Services

  • 10 U.S.C. 1074a, 1076b, 1076d, 1095d, 12322, 12602
  • DoD Instruction 1241.01, “Reserve Component Line of Duty Determinations for Medical and Dental Treatments and Incapacitation Pay,” 4/19/16

Risk Management

Secretarial Designees

  • Statutory Authority: 10 U.S.C. 1074(c)
  • DoD Instruction  6025.23,  “Health Care Eligibility Under the Secretarial Designee (SECDES) Program and Related Special Authorities “   9/16/11
  • Army: AR 40-3, "Medical Services"
  • Navy: 32 CFR 728.77
  • Air Force: AFI 41-115, Chapter 2

Select Agents

  • DoDI 5210.88, "Security Standards for Safeguarding Biological Select Agents and Toxins," 1/19/16
  • 42 C.F.R. Part 73

Sentinel Events

Separation Exam

  • DoD Instruction 6040.46, "Separation History and Physical Examination for DoD Separation Health Assessment Program," 4/14/16

Service Dogs– See Animals above

Sexual Assault

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
  • DoDD 6495.01, "Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program," 1/23/12
  • DoDI 6495.02, "Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Procedures,"  3/28/13
  • DoDI 6310.09, "Health Care Management for Patients Associated with Sexual Assault," 5/7/19
  • 10 USC 1079(a)(16)
  • BUMEDINST 6310.11A
  • See SAPR Website: www.sapr.mil

Smoking

  • AFI 40-102
  • BUMEDINST 6200.12A

Special Pays

Stability Operations

  • DoD Instruction 6000.16, “Military Health Support for Stability Operations,” 5/16/10

Standbys

  • BUMEDINST 6320.83A

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 (3/9/09)

Stress

  • SECNAVINST 3006.1

Substance Abuse

  • DoD Instruction 1010.01, "Military Personnel Drug Abuse Testing Program (MPDATP),"   9/13/12DoD Instruction 1010.04, "Problematic Substance  Abuse by DoD Personnel,"  2/12/14
  • DoD Instruction 1010.09, "DoD Civilian Employees Drug Free Workplace Program," 6/22/12
  • HHS Regulations: 42 CFR Part 2, Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records
  • SECNAVINST 5300.28EAFI 36-810
  • OPNAVINST 5350.4D

Suicide

  • DoD Directive 6490.14, “Defense Suicide Prevention Program,” 11/16/17
  • Directive-Type Memorandum 16-001, “Policy for Reporting Suicides and Attempts of Service Members and Suicides of Dependents,” 1/7/16

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

  • 32 CFR 199.16

Surrogate Mothers

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

Surveys

  • DoD Instruction 1100.13, “DoD Surveys,” 1/15/15

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

Telehealth

Third Party Collection Program

Third Party Liability Program

Tobacco

  • Secretary of Defense Memorandum 16-001, DoD Tobacco Policy, 4/8/16

Transgender Service Members

DTM 19-004, “Military Service by Transgender Persons and Persons with Gender Dysphoria,” 3/12/19

Health Affairs Memo, “Guidance for Care of Service Members with Gender Dysphoria,” 3/12/19

DHA Memorandum, “Interim Defense Health Agency Procedures for Reviewing Requests for Waivers to Allow Supplemental Health Care Program Coverage of Sex Reassignment Surgical Procedures,” 11/13/17

 

Transitional Health Care Benefits

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

Transportation

  • DoD Instruction 6000.11, "Patient Movement," 6/22/18
  • OPNAVINST 4630.9C
  • BUMEDINST 4650.2
  • BUMEDINST 6320.19

Traumatic Brain Injury

  • DoD Instruction 6490.11, “DoD Policy Guidance for Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion in the Deployed Setting,” September 18, 2012
  • DoD Instruction 6490.13, “Comprehensive Policy on TBI-Related Neurocognitive Assessments by the Military Services,” 9/11/15

Transgender Service

  • ·    Directive-Type Memorandum 16-005, “Military Service of Transgender Service Members,” 6/30/16
  • Directive - Type Memorandum 19-004, "Military Service by TG Persons & Persons with Gender Dysphoria," 3/12/19
  • ·    DoD Instruction 1300.28, “In-Service Transition for Transgender Service Members,” 6/30/16
  • ·    ASD(HA) Memo, “Guidance for Treatment of Gender Dysphoria for Active and Reserve Component Service Members,” 7/29/16

Travel Expenses

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

TRICARE Management Activity

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
  • 10 U.S.C. 1073 note, 1095c, 1095d, 1095e, 1097b
  • 32 CFR 199.17 [as revised by the TRICARE Select Interim Final Rule, 45438 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 188 / Friday, September 29, and Final Rule, 4326 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 32 / Friday, February 15, 2019]
  • See related web site: TRICARE (link is external)
  • 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

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 (USUHS)," 5/30/19

Vaccine Injury Compensation

  • HHS Regulations: 42 CFR Part 100

Veterans Affairs Sharing Agreements

  • Policies governing sharing
  • DoDI 6010.23, "Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Resource Sharing Program," 1/23/12
  • 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
  • BUMEDINST 6320.12
  • BUMEDINST 7050.1A
  • Web Site: https://tricare.mil/

Veterans Health Administration

Veterinary Health - See also Animals above

  • DoD Directive 6400.4, "DoD Veterinary Public and Animal Health Services,"  6/27/13
  • AR 40-905, Veterinary Health Services, 8/16/94
  • BUMEDINST 6401.1C

Volunteers

  • 10 U.S.C. 1588
  • DoD Instruction 1100.21, "Voluntary Services in the Department of Defense" 3/27/19
  • OPNAVINST 5380.1C 
  • DoD Instruction 6010.24, “Interagency Complex Care Coordination,”  5/14/24
  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, Pub. L. 110-181, Title XVI
  • DoDI 1300.24, Recovery Coordinator Program, 12/1/09
  • DoD Instruction 6025.22, “Assistive Technology (AT) for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Service Members,” 1/30/15
  • Directive-type Memorandum (DTM) 14-006, “Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE),” 7/7/14

Wounded Warriors

·     DoD Instruction 6010.24, “Interagency Complex Care Coordination,”  5/14/15

  • ·    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, Pub. L. 110-181, Title XVI
  • ·    DoDI 1300.24, Recovery Coordinator Program, 12/1/09
  • ·    DoD Instruction 6025.22, “Assistive Technology (AT) for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Service Members,” 1/30/15

Zika Virus