TRICARE Reimbursement Revisions

Docket ID: DOD-2011-HA-0007
Agency: Department of Defense (DOD)
The rule proposes several revisions to the regulation necessary to be consistent with Medicare, to include: (1) hospice periods of care, (2) reimbursement of physician assistants and assistant-at-surgery claims and (3), this rule revises the regulation by removing references to specific numeric Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) values, and replacing them with their narrative description.
RIN: 0720-AB43
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 32 CFR 199
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 5 USC 301, 10 USC ch 55
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/13/201176 FR 2291
NPRM Comment Period End03/14/2011
Final Action06/27/201277 FR 38173
Final Action Effective07/27/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: TRICARE Reimbursement Revisions
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Mar 14, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/13/2011
ID: DOD-2011-HA-0007-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 07/12/2012
ID: DOD-2011-HA-0007-0004

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Ann Fazzini
303 676-3803
1200 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301
Washington, DC 20301
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