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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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Defense Health Agency, DoD.


Notice to amend nineteen Record Systems.


The TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) transitioned to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) effective October 1, 2013. The Defense Health Agency is now realigning the System of Records Notices (SORNS) to the Defense Health Agency's compilation of Privacy Act SORNS. The realignment of the nineteen system identifiers reflect the new numbering system that will be used by the Defense Health Agency.


This proposed action will be effective on December 19, 2013 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. Comments will be accepted on or before December 18, 2013.


You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:

* Federal Rulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

* Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, 2nd Floor, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

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Ms. Linda S. Thomas, Director, Defense Health Agency Privacy and Civil Liberties Office, Defense Health Agency Headquarters, 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, VA 22042-5101, or by phone at (703) 681-7500.

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The Defense Health Agency notices for systems of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT or at the Defense Privacy and Civil Liberties Office Web site​privacy/​SORNs/​component/​osd/​index.html. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which would require the submission of a new or altered system report for each system. The specific changes to the record systems being amended are set forth below.

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Dated: November 12, 2013.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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Defense Health Agency

How Systems of Records Are Designated

In the Department of Defense (DoD), systems of records are grouped by the DoD Component responsible for that system and its system of records notice. Each DoD Component has an assigned letter denominator for systems of records for which it is responsible. The Defense Health Agency, which was established on October 1, 2013, is assigned `E' as its letter denominator.

Defense Health Agency Privacy Act Systems of Records Notices

System identifierSystem name
DHA 04 DoDEDHA 04 DoDDefense Bone Marrow Donor Program.
DHA 05EDHA 05Military Deployment Issues Files.
DHA 06EDHA 06Designated Provider Managed Care System Records.
DHA 07EDHA 07Military Health Information System.
DHA 08EDHA 08Health Affairs Survey and Study Data Base.
DHA 09EDHA 09Medical Credentials/Risk Management Analysis System (CCQAS).
DHA 10EDHA 10DoD Women, Infants, and Children Overseas Participant Information Management System.
DHA 11EDHA 11Defense Medical Human Resources System internet (DMHRSi).
DHA 12EDHA 12Third Party Collection System.
DHA 16 DoDEDHA 16 DoDSpecial Needs Program Management Information System (SNPMIS) Records.
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DHA 17 DoDEDHA 17 DoDDefense Nutrition Management Information System (NMIS).
DHA 18EDHA 18Research Regulatory Oversight Records.
DHA 19EDHA 19Defense Occupational & Environmental Health Readiness System—Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH).
DHA 23EDHA 23Pharmacy Data Transaction Service (PDTS).
DHA 24EDHA 24Defense and Veterans Eye Injury and Vision Registry (DVEIVR).
DTMA 01EDTMA 01Health Benefits Authorization Files.
DTMA 02EDTMA 02Medical/Dental Care and Claims Inquiry Files.
DTMA 03EDTMA 03Legal Opinion Files.
DTMA 04EDTMA 04Medical/Dental Claim History Files.
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[FR Doc. 2013-27469 Filed 11-15-13; 8:45 am]