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TRICARE, Formerly Known as the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS); Coverage of Physician Assistant Services

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AGENCY:

Department of Defense.

ACTION:

Administrative correction.

SUMMARY:

This action corrects the reference to a re-designated paragraph within this part regarding the allowable charge for physician assistant services. This document is published to improve the accuracy of 32 CFR part 199.

DATES:

Effective Dates: November 14, 2007.

ADDRESSES:

TRICARE Management Activity, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Michael Kottyan, Office of Medical Benefits and Reimbursement Systems, TRICARE Management Activity, telephone (303) 676-3520.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The final rule published in the Federal Register on August 1, 1990 (55 FR 31179) provided the authority for CHAMPUS payment of services rendered by physician assistants (PA) and included a reference to a paragraph elsewhere in this part. Subsequent actions re-designated that paragraph. This action Start Printed Page 63988provides the correct designation of the paragraph being referenced.

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List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 199

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Accordingly,

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PART 199—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 199 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301; 10 U.S.C. chapter 55.

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2. Section 199.6(c)(3)(iii)(H) is amended by revising “199.14(g)(1)(iii)” to read “199.14(j)(1)(ix)”.

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3. Paragraph 199.14(j) is amended by revising “provers” to read “providers”.

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Dated: November 5, 2007.

L.M. Bynum,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 07-5624 Filed 11-13-07; 8:45 am]

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