Tricare Reimbursements

APMA submitted comments on January 22 to the Department of Defense in response to its review of existing TRICARE regulations, APMA focused its comments on the following:

  • update TRICARE regulations generally to reflect the advancements in the education and experience of podiatrists;
  • update the TRICARE definition of physician at 32 CFR 199.2(b) to include podiatrists; and
  • permit DPMs to prescribe physical and occupational therapy (PT/OT) to patients.

This letter and all other previous comments can be found at