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TRICARE Policy Manual 6010.47-M, March 2002, Change 22, List of Affected Sections

  • TOC -- TOC
  • Chap 1 Sect 2.1 -- Office Visits
  • Chap 1 Sect 2.2 -- Office Visits With Surgery (TRICARE Claimcheck)
  • Chap 1 Sect 3.1 -- Home Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 3.1A -- Health And Behavior Assessment/Intervention
  • Chap 1 Sect 3.2 -- Patient Transport
  • Chap 1 Sect 4.1 -- Hospital Care
  • Chap 1 Sect 4.3 -- Outpatient Observation Stays
  • Chap 1 Sect 5.1 -- Skilled Nursing Facility Visits
  • Chap 1 Sect 6.1 -- Nursing Home Visits
  • Chap 1 Sect 7.1 -- Emergency Department (ED) Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 7.2 -- Neonatal And Pediatric Critical Care Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 8.1 -- Consultations
  • Chap 1 Sect 9.1 -- Immunization Injections
  • Chap 1 Sect 10.1 -- TRICARE Standard - Clinical Preventive Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 10.1A -- TRICARE Prime - Clinical Preventive Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 10.2 -- Papanicolaou (PAP) Tests
  • Chap 1 Sect 10.3 -- Well-Child Care
  • Chap 1 Sect 10.4 -- Routine Physical Examinations
  • Chap 1 Sect 11.1 -- Chelation Therapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 12.4 -- Treatment Of Mental Disorders
  • Chap 1 Sect 12.5 -- Psychological Testing
  • Chap 1 Sect 12.6 -- Psychotherapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 12.7 -- Family Therapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 12.8 -- Psychotropic Pharmacologic Management
  • Chap 1 Sect 12.9 -- Collateral Visits
  • Chap 1 Sect 13.1 -- Biofeedback
  • Chap 1 Sect 15.1 -- Gastroenterology
  • Chap 1 Sect 15.2 -- Continuous Exophageal pH Monitoring (CAEpHM)
  • Chap 1 Sect 16.1 -- Ophthalmological Services - Basic Program
  • Chap 1 Sect 17.1 -- Speech Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 17.2 -- Special Otorhinolaryngologic Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 18.1 -- Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Chap 1 Sect 18.2 -- Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Chap 1 Sect 18.3 -- Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Chap 1 Sect 19.1 -- Non-Invasive Vascular Diagnostic Studies: Cerebrovascular Arterial Studies
  • Chap 1 Sect 20.1 -- Pulmonary Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 21.1 -- Allergy Testing And Treatment
  • Chap 1 Sect 22.1 -- Sensory Evoked Potentials (SEP)
  • Chap 1 Sect 22.2 -- Neurology And Neuromuscular Services
  • Chap 1 Sect 22.3 -- Functional Cortical Mapping
  • Chap 1 Sect 22.4 -- Electronystagmography
  • Chap 1 Sect 24.1 -- Dermatological Procedures - General
  • Chap 1 Sect 24.2 -- Photodynamic Therapy And Photochemotherapy (PUVA)
  • Chap 1 Sect 25.1 -- Physical Medicine/Therapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 25.2 -- Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 25.3 -- Occupational Therapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 25.4 -- Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment
  • Chap 1 Sect 26.2 -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)
  • Chap 1 Sect 26.3 -- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Chap 1 Sect 27.1 -- Rehabilitation - General
  • Chap 1 Sect 27.2 -- Echocardiogram For Dental And Invasive Procedures
  • Chap 1 Sect 28.1 -- Telemedicine/Telehealth
  • Chap 2 Sect 1.2 -- Anesthesia Administered By Operating Surgeon
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.1A -- Category III Codes
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.2A -- General Surgery
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.4 -- Assistant Surgeons
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6A -- Heart Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6B -- Heart-Lung And Lung Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6C -- Liver Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6D -- Small Intestine (SI); Combined Small Intestine-Liver (SI/L); And Multivisceral Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6E -- Combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6F -- Kidney Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6G -- Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney, Pancreas-After-Kidney, And Pancreas-Transplant-Alone
  • Chap 3 Sect 1.6J -- Combined Heart-Kidney Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 2.1 -- Integumentary System
  • Chap 3 Sect 2.2 -- Postmastectomy Reconstructive Breast Surgery
  • Chap 3 Sect 2.4 -- Reduction Mammoplasty For Macromastia
  • Chap 3 Sect 2.5 -- Silicone Or Saline Breast Implant Removal
  • Chap 3 Sect 2.6 -- Breast Reconstruction As A Result Of A Congenital Anomaly
  • Chap 3 Sect 3.1 -- Musculoskeletal System
  • Chap 3 Sect 4.1 -- Respiratory System
  • Chap 3 Sect 5.1 -- Cardiovascular System
  • Chap 3 Sect 5.2 -- Therapeutic Apheresis
  • Chap 3 Sect 5.3 -- Photopheresis
  • Chap 3 Sect 5.4 -- Intracoronary Stents
  • Chap 3 Sect 5.5 -- GDC - Endovascular Coiling For Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Chap 3 Sect 6.1 -- High Dose Chemotherapy And Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Chap 3 Sect 6.2 -- Hemic And Lymphatic Systems
  • Chap 3 Sect 7.1 -- Mediastinum And Diaphragm
  • Chap 3 Sect 8.1 -- Digestive System
  • Chap 3 Sect 8.2 -- Surgery For Morbid Obesity
  • Chap 3 Sect 9.1 -- Urinary System
  • Chap 3 Sect 9.2 -- Collagen Implantation For Incontinence
  • Chap 3 Sect 10.1 -- Male Genital System
  • Chap 3 Sect 11.1 -- Intersex Surgery
  • Chap 3 Sect 12.1 -- Female Genital System
  • Chap 3 Sect 13.1 -- Antepartum Services
  • Chap 3 Sect 13.2 -- Maternity Care
  • Chap 3 Sect 13.3 -- Abortions
  • Chap 3 Sect 13.4 -- Cesarean Sections
  • Chap 3 Sect 14.1 -- Endocrine System
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.1 -- Nervous System
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.2 -- Temporal Lobectomy
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.3 -- Stereotactic Implantation Of Depth Electrodes
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.4 -- Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.5 -- Central Nervous System Stimulation
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.6 -- Psychosurgery
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.7 -- Stereotactic Radiofrequency Pallidotomy With Microelectrode Mapping For Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Chap 3 Sect 15.8 -- Stereotactic Radiofrequency Thalamotomy
  • Chap 3 Sect 16.1 -- Eye And Ocular Adnexa
  • Chap 3 Sect 17.1 -- Auditory System
  • Chap 3 Sect 17.2 -- Cochlear Implantation
  • Chap 4 Sect 1.1 -- Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging)
  • Chap 4 Sect 2.1 -- Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Chap 4 Sect 3.1 -- Radiation Oncology
  • Chap 4 Sect 4.1 -- Nuclear Medicine
  • Chap 4 Sect 5.1 -- Radionuclide Imaging Procedure
  • Chap 5 Sect 1.1 -- Meretek UBT™ Breath Test With Pranactin™ Diagnostic Drug
  • Chap 5 Sect 2.1 -- Transfusion Services For Whole Blood, Blood Components And Blood Derivatives
  • Chap 5 Sect 3.1 -- Surgical Pathology
  • Chap 7 Sect 3.4 -- Tap Water Iontophoresis Devices
  • Chap 7 Sect 5.2 -- Lenses (Intraocular Or Contact) And Eye Glasses
  • Chap 7 Sect 16.1 -- Unproven Devices, Medical Treatment, And Procedures
  • Chap 7 Sect 19.1 -- Standby Charges
  • Chap 7 Sect 22.1 -- Substance Use Disorders
  • Chap 7 Sect 24.1 -- Gynecomastia
  • Chap 8 Sect 1.10 -- Training Benefit
  • Chap 8 Sect 1.11 -- Special Education Benefit
  • Chap 8 Sect 1.12 -- Institutional Care Benefit
  • Chap 8 Sect 1.13 -- Transportation
  • Chap 8 Sect 1.14 -- Adjunct Services
  • Chap 11 Sect 14.1 -- TRICARE Claimcheck
  • Chap 12 Sect 8.1 -- TRICARE Overseas Program (TOP) Prime - Clinical Preventive Services
  • Chap 12 Sect 12.1 -- Foreign Claims For Dates Of Service On Or After October 1, 1997
  • Chap 12 Sect 12.3 -- Figures
  • Appendix A -- Appendix A
  • Index -- Index

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