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TRICARE Operations Manual, Change 5, November 27, 2002

MCSC Operations Manual, Change 34, December 3, 2003

32 CFR 199, Change 19, November 19, 2003

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 4, November 27, 2002

TRICARE Policy Manual, Change 19, December 2, 2003

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 30, December 2, 2003

TRICARE Systems Manual, Change 4, November 27, 2002

ADP Manual, Change 47, November 25, 2003

Page Count: 1,238
Summary of Changes: This package updates code values currently in the ADP Manual to more accurately reflect the values that will be supported on the New DEERS system. Implementation of the Catastrophic Cap and Deductible Buffer has been changed to December 28, 2003.