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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

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 1, March 13, 2008

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 1, March 13, 2008

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 1, March 13, 2008

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 1, March 13, 2008

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 17, November 16, 2007

10 USC 55, Baseline, January 3, 2007

Superceded Manuals

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 62, March 20, 2008

Page Count: 1,572
Summary of Changes: 1) Revises the requirements related to intelligence testing by removing the eligibility requirement of a non-verbal Intelligence Quotient (IQ) of greater than 35. 2) Provides for two additional 120-day time periods for provisional eligibility to allow for development of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). The initial requirement only allowed for one 120-day time period. 3) Clarified tutor staffing patterns to address the use of single and multiple tutors. The initial requirement only addressed staffing patterns for multiple tutors. 4) Increased the allowable amount for services by the supervisor to $85 per hour and adds locality rates. 5) Corrects the Participation Agreement to remove reference to the term "extramedical providers."

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 73, April 1, 2008

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 72, February 28, 2008

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 57, March 6, 2008