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Refer to NICoE

Providers have the option to refer patients to the TBI Outpatient Program or the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). See below for program-specific referral directions. 

TBI Outpatient Program

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence's (NICoE) Referral Management Team will determine appropriate candidates for the TBI Outpatient Program upon reviewing referrals.

  • Within the National Capital Region: Provider referrals may be entered directly into the Composite Health Care System (CHCS).

  • Outside of the National Capital Region: For information about referrals to any NICoE program, the primary care provider should email:  A member of our Referral Management Team will contact you to follow-up on your request.

TBI Service Outpatient Eligibility

Must meet the following criteria:

  • Department of Defense beneficiaries 17 and older diagnosed with a TBI

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

  • Primary care providers interested in referring a patients must:
        1. Access the TBI IOP Referral system here.
        2. Submit a digital referral by completing all the required information. 

IOP Eligibility

  • IOP patients must meet the following criteria:

    • Active Duty Service Member
    • Must have care established with primary care manager
    • Must have completed comprehensive behavioral health evaluation within 30 days prior to application submission
    • Diagnosed mild to moderate TBI and/or associated health conditions who have not responded to traditional treatment

Brain Fitness Center

  • Please contact your primary care provider or TBI coordinator if you are interested in participating in the Brain Fitness Center.



Last Updated: May 12, 2022

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