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DOD Health Care Provider

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A physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, advanced practice nurse, independent duty corpsman, independent duty medical technician, independent health services technician, special forces medical sergeant, or dentist who works for the DOD. The term “health care provider” is broader than “licensed independent practitioner.”

Source of Definition:

Individual Medical Readiness Program

Last Updated: September 15, 2022
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