NPFC - DOD D 6000.8
Defense Health Program Research and Clinical Investigation Programs
|Publication Date:||22 January 2014|
PURPOSE. This instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6000.08 (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (b)) and DoDD 5136.01 (Reference (c)).
b. Establishes DoD policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for funding and administration of Research and Clinical Investigation Programs (CIP) funded by the Defense Health Program (DHP) appropriation.
APPLICABILITY. This instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, 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 (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
b. Encompasses all elements of research and CIP relating to the medical mission of the Military Health System (MHS) funded through DHP. CIP is funded by DHP operation and maintenance (O&M) funds and DHP research is comprised of research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) funds.