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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 1, April 21, 2005

Superceded Manuals

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 29, August 4, 2005

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 32, August 8, 2005

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 28, July 27, 2005

Page Count: 1,786
Summary of Changes: The attached issuances are required for implementation of an adapted version of Medicare’s Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for payment of hospital outpatient department (HOPD) services. Under the OPPS, hospital outpatient services will be reimbursed on a rate-per-service basis that varies according to the APC group to which the services are assigned. This change is made in conjunction with Aug 2002 TPM Change 28 and Aug 2002 TSM Change 25.

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 26, August 8, 2005