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Health Care Provider (HCP)

Date of Publication:



As defined in Joint Publication 1-02, “Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms,” current edition as Any member of the Armed Forces, civilian employee of the Department of Defense, or personal services contract employee under Title 10, United States Code, Section 1091 authorized by the Department of Defense to perform health care functions. Also called DOD health care provider. (JP 4-02)

Source of Definition:

Guidance on the Use of Service Dogs by Service Members

Related Glossary Terms:

Health Care Providers | Health Care Provider | Health Care Provider [JP 4-02] | Health Care Provider

Last Updated: February 05, 2024
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