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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 20, July 13, 2010

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 31, July 23, 2010

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 31, July 20, 2010

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 17, July 16, 2010

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 29, April 9, 2010

10 USC 55, Baseline, January 3, 2007

Superceded Manuals

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 97, May 13, 2010

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 124, July 22, 2010

Page Count: 1,118
Summary of Changes: This change provides information that employers are prohibited by law from offering financial or other incentives to certain TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries to not enroll in employer-offered GHPs. This is to prevent employers from shifting responsibility for their employees onto the Federal taxpayers.

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 117, July 9, 2010

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 82, July 9, 2010

Page Count: 1,100
Summary of Changes: This draft change will allow the processing of inpatient facility interim-interim and interim-final billings, with the exception of interim billings reimbursed under Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) or Home Health Agency (HHA) payment methodology, as unique TRICARE Encounter Data (TED) records rather than as adjustments to the TED record for the initial billing. This change is published in conjunction with Aug 2002 TRM Change 117.