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DOD/OS RIN: 0790-AL22 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: ●Medical Malpractice Claims by Members of the Uniformed Services 

This interim final rule implements requirements of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 permitting members of the uniformed services or their authorized representatives to file claims for personal injury or death caused by a Department of Defense (DoD) health care providers s in certain military medical treatment facilities. Because Federal courts do not have jurisdiction to consider these claims, DoD is issuing this rule to provide uniform standards and procedures for considering and processing these actions.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 32 CFR 45   
Legal Authority: 10 U.S.C. 2733a   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  07/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Melissa D. Walters
Defense Health Agency General Counsel
Department of Defense
Office of the Secretary
7700 Arlington Boulevard,
Falls Church, VA 22042
Phone:703 681-6027