New!: PGBA is a Certified Center of Excellence, awarded by BenchmarkPortal!
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA): BLS Certification enforced for ABA Providers.
Supervising or consulting physicians: Mental health counselor and pastoral counselor specialties require a supervising or consulting physician per TRICARE policy. The supervising or consulting physician information should be indicated in form locators 17, 17a (Tax Identification Number) and 17b (NPI) of the Form 1500 (02/12). Refer to the ‘National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) 02/12 1500 Claim Form Map to the X12 Health Care Claim: Professional (837)’ for loop ID and Segment/Data Element information.
Web Protocol: myTRICARE will only accept internet traffic via the secure TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 protocols. If you are having issues accessing myTRICARE Secure, verify that your browser settings have TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled.
Urgent Care Clinics: Beneficiaries should contact their PCM or family doctor first to best decide where and when to get urgent medical care.
Autism Care Demonstration (ACD): Check out the latest updates to the ACD program.
TRICARE Appeal Rights: To submit a non-expedited reconsideration request to Health Net, specific instructions must be followed by the appropriate appealing party.
Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implements quarterly updates to OPPS. Information related to the January 2017 update is available directly from CMS. Please note: Medicare specific coding requirements must be followed (with the exception of DHA developed APCs) in order to receive TRICARE reimbursement under the OPPS.
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