Gender Affirming Treatment - Tricare (Department of Defense)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Defense Health Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking #

2018-287

Due July 11, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Sarika Ram

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All TRICARE complaints, including Factual Appeals, Medical Necessity Appeals, Pharmacy Appeals, Medicare-TRICARE Appeals, and Grievances that include any of the following words or phrases:
- 'trans'
- 'transgender'
- 'gender dysphoria'
- 'gender affirming care'
- 'gender affirming treatment'
- 'hormone therapy'
- 'hormone treatment'
- 'cross-sex hormones'
- 'sex reassignment surgery'
- 'gender reassignment surgery'
- 'gender transition'

Please provide materials on a rolling basis, as they become available.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

If you have any questions, please feel free to clarify via phone at 617-299-1832.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From: Defense Health Agency

Dear Sarika Ram,

Thank you for your patience in this matter. We have recieved your request and it is currnetly being processed. We ask that you please be patient in that we have a voluminous amount of requests to process. You should be recieveing an Acknowledgment Letter soon. Again, thank you for your patience.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703.275.6363
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

From: Defense Health Agency

Dear Ms. Sarika Ram,

This correspondence serves as the official acknowledgement for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Please refer to the attached memo for your assigned Control Identification Number and additional guidance.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703.275.6363
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA/Privacy-Act-Requests

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

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