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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 23, August 25, 2010


TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 35, September 3, 2010


TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 34, August 10, 2010


TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 20, August 25, 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 38, August 18, 2010


10 USC 55, Baseline, January 3, 2007


Superceded Manuals

TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 105, September 7, 2010


TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 129, September 2, 2010

Page Count: 1,122
Summary of Changes: This evolving practice change adds coverage provisions for RF denervation as proven for treatment of chronic cervical and lumbar facet pain. The exclusion is revised to RF denervation as unproven for treatment of thoracic facet pain. Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) remains excluded as unproven. This also adds exclusion of Thermal Intradiscal Procedures (TIPs) as unproven. The separate exclusion for Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) is removed and added into the TIPs exclusion.


TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 119, August 27, 2010


TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 85, September 7, 2010