Status
Active
Code
261QM1101X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Military and U.S. Coast Guard Ambulatory Procedure
That part of a “fixed” (non-temporary, non-deployed) DoD or Coast Guard entity furnishing surgical procedures requiring medically supervised recovery. Similar to a civilian ambulatory surgical center. May be in shared resources with a DoD or Coast Guard Clinic or a DoD Hospital. Does not include items issued directly to a patient from an outpatient pharmacy or patient transport. Includes initial “take home” pharmaceuticals. Source: TRICARE Management Activity Uniform Business Office User’s Guide [1/1/2005: title modified, definition added; 7/1/2006 title modified, definition modified]