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WEEKEND MAINTENANCE: The maintenance outage is scheduled for April 20th at 6:00am EST ending NLT Sunday, April 21st at 11:59pm Eastern EST. The TRICARE Manuals web site may be available intermittently during this period but it's usage is not recommended.

TRICARE Operations Manual 6010.59-M, April 1, 2015
Administration
Chapter 1
Section 1
Organization Of The Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Revision:  C-2, May 17, 2017
Chapter 55, Title 10, of the United States Code (USC), provides that the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall jointly prescribe regulations for the administration of TRICARE. Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 5136.13 (The DHA Charter) established DHA as an agency under the policy guidance and direction of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) (ASD(HA)).
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