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This is a Department of Defense computer system. This computer system, including all related equipment, networks, and network devices (specifically including Internet access) are provided only for authorized U.S. government use. DoD computer systems may be monitored for all lawful purposes, including to ensure that their use is authorized, for management of the system, to facilitate protection against unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures, survivability, and operational security. Monitoring includes active attacks by authorized DoD entities to test or verify the security of this system. During monitoring, information may be examined, recorded, copied and used for authorized purposes. All information, including personal information, placed or sent over this system may be monitored.
Use of this DoD computer system, authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent to monitoring of this system. Unauthorized use may subject you to criminal prosecution. Evidence of unauthorized use collected during monitoring may be used for administrative, criminal, or other action. Use of this system constitutes consent to monitoring for these purposes.
Privacy Act Warning
Information contained in this system is subject to the privacy act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended). Personal information contained in this system may be used only by authorized persons in the conduct of official business. Any individual responsible for unauthorized disclosure or misuse of personal information may be subject to fine of up to $5,000.
The web site of the Military Health System is provided as a public service by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs and the TRICARE Management Activity. Information presented on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise indicated. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. Information presented on this site that may not be distributed or copied is any text containing Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) material. CPT five-digit numeric codes, descriptions, numeric modifiers, and other material are copyright 1999 American Medical Association (or such other date of publication of CPT). All Rights Reserved.
For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
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