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TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 5, November 27, 2002

MCSC Operations Manual, Change 32, September 30, 2003

32 CFR 199, Change 18, July 31, 2003

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 4, November 27, 2002

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 16, September 25, 2003

Page Count: 974
Summary of Changes: This change expands coverage for drug eluting stents, removes the exclusions, and adds coverage for FDA Category B (IDE) devices that were the subject of an FDA approved clinical trails with FDA approval for commercial marketing.

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 4, November 27, 2002

Page Count: 1,244
Summary of Changes: This change corrects certain wage index values for FY 2003 under the DRG-based payment system, and adds CMS’ listing of hospital reclassifications and redesignations by individual hospital in Chapter 6, Addendum F. The footnote in this Addendum notes CMS’ corrections to the list since publication in the August 1, 2002 Federal Register. This change changes catchment areas to Prime Service areas and updates the illustration of perdiem rate calculations for an urban SNF and replaces Chapter 8, Addendum E to update the codes for the services that are excluded from SNF PPS rate. This change is published in conjunction with Aug 2002 TOM Change 5, Aug 2002 TPM Change 4, and Aug 2002 TSM Change 4.

TRICARE Reimbursement Manual, Change 25, October 1, 2003

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 4, November 27, 2002

ADP Manual, Change 43, October 1, 2003