DODD 6025.13 CE-01
Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) and Clinical Quality Management in the Military Health System (MHS)
|Publication Date:||2 October 2013|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6025.13 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)).
b. Establishes DoD policy on issues related to MQA programs and clinical quality management activities.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. 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 Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. DoD military treatment facilities (MTFs), medical or dental, and DoD healthcare practitioners who are involved in the delivery of healthcare services to eligible beneficiaries.
c. Civilian preferred providers under managed care support contracts to the Department of Defense in health services regions throughout MHS.