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TRICARE Policy Manual 6010.60-M, April 1, 2015
Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)
Chapter 9
Section 7.1
Issue Date:  July 3, 1997
Authority:  32 CFR 199.5(c)(2)
All valid and applicable HCPCS Levels I and II codes.
2.1  Treatment through the use of medical, habilitative, or rehabilitative methods, techniques, therapies, equipment, prosthetic devices, orthopedic braces and appliances, may be cost-shared subject to all other applicable Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) requirements.
2.2  Services cost-shared through the ECHO may be provided by an authorized institutional or individual professional provider on an inpatient or outpatient basis and rendered in the beneficiary’s natural environment. This includes at home, at school, or other location that is suitable for the type of services being rendered.
Treatment services available under the TRICARE Basic Program are not eligible to be cost-shared under the ECHO.
September 1, 2005.
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