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    Is the Defense Health Program a DoD appropriation? How is the Defense Health Program funded.. Whis the appropriatiion account is the Defense Health Appropriation.


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    The Defense Health Program is a DOD appropriation. The following information may be found at Thomas .Gov (appropriations bills)
     
    H.R. 3326:  Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
     
     
    Division A. Dept of Defense Appropriations
     
    Title VI - Other Department of Defense Programs Appropriates funds for: (1) the Defense Health Program;....
     
    TITLE VI
    OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS
     
    Defense Health Program
    For expenses, not otherwise provided for, for medical and health care programs of the Department of Defense as authorized by law, $29,243,428,000; of which $27,596,689,000 shall be for operation and maintenance, of which not to exceed one percent shall remain available until September 30, 2011, and of which up to $15,093,539,000 may be available for contracts entered into under the TRICARE program; of which $366,692,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2012, shall be for procurement; and of which $1,280,047,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2011, shall be for research, development, test and evaluation: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the amount made available under this heading for research, development, test and evaluation, not less than $10,000,000 shall be available for HIV prevention educational activities undertaken in connection with United States military training, exercises, and humanitarian assistance activities conducted primarily in African nations.
     
    Defense Health Program
    For an additional amount for `Defense Health Program', $1,256,675,000, which shall be for operation and maintenance.
     

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