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DODD 6040.42

MANAGEMENT STANDARDS FOR MEDICAL CODING OF DOD HEALTH RECORDS

active, Most Current
Organization: DODD
Publication Date: 8 June 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 18
scope:

Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives 5124.02 and 5136.13, this issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for centralized oversight, standardized operations, and ensured quality and performance for the coding of DoD Health Records.

APPLICABILITY. This issuance:

a. Applies to:

(1) OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD.

(2) Any fixed medical facility within the Military Health System (MHS).

b. Does not apply to:

(1) Non-fixed deployed medical facilities. (2) MHS medical facilities not involved in direct patient care.

Document History

DODD 6040.42
June 8, 2016
MANAGEMENT STANDARDS FOR MEDICAL CODING OF DOD HEALTH RECORDS
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives 5124.02 and 5136.13, this issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for centralized oversight,...
June 10, 2004
MEDICAL ENCOUNTER AND CODING AT MILITARY TREATMENT FACILITIES
PURPOSE. This Instruction implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the documentation and coding of outpatient and inpatient medical encounters within Department of...

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