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TRICARE Policy Manual 6010.60-M, April 1, 2015
Medicine
Chapter 7
Section 3.7
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Issue Date:  December 5, 1984
Authority:  32 CFR 199.4(c)(3)(ix)
Revision:  C-1, March 10, 2017
1.0  DESCRIPTION
The current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) indicates that the essential feature of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that is more frequent and severe than is typically observed in individuals at a comparable level of development.
2.0  POLICY
Otherwise allowable services that are necessary to diagnose and treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder may be cost-shared.
3.0  EXCLUSIONS
Services and supplies related to general or special education.
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