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Office of General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel operates under the direction, authority, and control of the Department of Defense Legal Services Agency and is assigned to the Executive Director, Defense Health Agency, to:

  • Provide legal services to be performed within and involving the DHA and its mission to manage TRICARE, administer and manage the Defense Health Program appropriations, support the Uniformed Services in the management and administration of the TRICARE Program, and administer the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services.
  • Manage the TRICARE Appeals and Hearings system
  • Manage all aspects of the TRICARE debt collection program

The OGC consists of two divisions:

The OGC National Capital Directorate office provides legal counsel to the Joint Task Force National Capital Region integrated system of healthcare delivery. 

The OGC San Antonio office provides legal advice to DHA Health Information Technology Directorate.

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Last Updated: April 23, 2024
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