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IMPORTANT: THE TRICARE MANUALS WEB SITE HAS MOVED
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The 2015 TRICARE (T-2017) manuals are now being displayed using a new web format. The new web format includes new features that will make navigation of the manuals smoother and simpler.

This new display format is intended to work fully with all operating systems (Windows, OS X, IOS, Android, etc.), browsers (Edge, Chrome, Safari, etc.), and all devices (laptops and handheld devices). The second version of the CFR (for use with the 2015 (T-2017) Manuals) is also displayed in the new format.

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TRICARE Program Manuals - 2015 Edition (T-2017)

These manuals are applicable to the East and West Regional Managed Care Support Contracts (MCSCs) awarded on or after 07/21/2016. Upon direction of the Contracting Officer (CO), all or portions of these manuals may also apply to the TQMC, TCARS, TOP, TPharm, TDP, and TDEFIC.

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 39, November 6, 2018

Page Count: 1,188
Summary of Changes: This change adds language regarding coverage of home health services, including custodial care for seriously ill or injured Service Members which was erroneously removed. This change is published in conjunction with Apr 2015 TRM Change 28.
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TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 36, October 19, 2018

Page Count: 1,002
Summary of Changes: This change adds TRICARE coverage for: (1) joint response (where the ambulance and the paramedic are provided by different entities) when there is no agreement between the two providers and (2) treat-and-release (where services are administered but no transport is made). This change is published in conjunction with Apr 2015 TOM Change 37 and Apr 2015 TRM Change 27.
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TRICARE Reimbursement Manual (TRM), Change 28, November 6, 2018

Page Count: 978
Summary of Changes: See the Change Transmittal. This change is published in conjunction with Apr 2015 TOM Change 39.
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TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 19, September 14, 2018

Page Count: 702
Summary of Changes: Updates TRICARE Manuals based on discussions with DMDC and other offices. Edits language regarding TRICARE Plus, NATO and Partnership for Peace, and Qualifying Life Events. This change is published in conjunction with Apr 2015 TOM Change 36, Apr 2015 TPM Change 35, and Apr 2015 TRM Change 26.
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TRICARE Program Manuals - 2008 Edition (T-3)

These manuals serve for contracts awarded on or after 06/27/2008 for the North, South, and West Regions along with TQMC, CARS, TOP, and TPharm. The manuals will apply to the TDEFIC contract upon direction of the Contracting Officer

The MCS Manuals for contracts prior to 06/26/2008 are now superseded and can be found in the "Superseded" portion (indicated by a red banner) of each manuals' web page. Select the desired manual below, then proceed to the "Superseded" manual(s) that exist below the "Current" manual. For the ADP Manual, select the TSM Manual.

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 235, November 8, 2018

Page Count: 1,642
Summary of Changes: This change updates TRICARE Reserve Select/TRICARE Retired Reserve/TRICARE Young Adult monthly premiums for Calendar Year 2019.
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TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 213, October 18, 2018

Page Count: 1,066
Summary of Changes: This change adds TRICARE coverage for: (1) joint response (where the ambulance and the paramedic are provided by different entities) when there is no agreement between the two providers and (2) treat-and-release (where services are administered but no transport is made). This change is published in conjunction with Feb 2008 TOM Change 232 and Feb 2008 TRM Change 165.
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TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 166, November 5, 2018

Page Count: 1,104
Summary of Changes: See the Change Transmittal. This change is published in conjunction with Feb 2008 TOM Change 234.
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TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 110, September 13, 2018

Page Count: 972
Summary of Changes: Updates TRICARE Manuals based on discussions with DMDC and other offices. Edits language regarding TRICARE Plus, NATO and Partnership for Peace, and Qualifying Life Events. This change is published in conjunction with Feb 2008 TOM Change 231, Feb 2008 TPM Change 212, and Feb 2008 TRM Change 164.
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Other Manuals

Authority for the TRICARE Program is the 32 CFR 199. DHA is providing a version of Title 32 to the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 199 (32 CFR 199) and 10 United States Code Chapter 55 as a convenience for the DHA community.

32 CFR 199 (2005), Change 76, December 29, 2017

Page Count: 536
Summary of Changes: Final Rule - TRICARE; Reimbursement of Long Term Care Hospitals and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
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32 CFR 199 (2016), Change 2, December 29, 2017

Page Count: 504
Summary of Changes: Final Rule - TRICARE; Reimbursement of Long Term Care Hospitals and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
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10 USC 55, Change 9, June 27, 2018

Page Count: 518
Summary of Changes: USC Classification Table, 115th, First Session (Public Laws 115-1 through 115-117)
—Prepared by Office of the Law Revision Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives (January 12, 2018).
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DCS User Guide, Baseline, June 1, 2017

Page Count: 202
Summary of Changes: This is the June 2017 Duplicate Claims System (DCS) User Guide.
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DoD WIC Overseas Program Policy Manual, Baseline, July 1, 2017

Page Count: 27
Summary of Changes: This is the July 2017 WIC Overseas Program Policy Manual
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