d. Requests for Aeromedical Evacuation. Medical facilities desiring to enter
a patient 'into the aeromedical evacuation system submit requests directly to the AECC,
unless otherwise directed by the appropriate commander (see Section IV, Medical
Regulating). Requests must include the following information:
Originating medical facility.
Patient's name, rank, SSAN, and branch of service (when applicable).
(3) Diagnosis, including significant secondary diagnoses (diagnostic code
number is not adequate).
Patient classification (para 7-18).
Destination medical facility.
Movement precedence (para 1-20).
Attendant, if any (AMEDD personnel, family personnel, guards, and so
Section IV. MEDICAL REGULATING
a. Medical regulating is the coordination and control of the movement of patients
to the medical facilities that are best able to provide the necessary medical care and
treatment. The medical regulating system operates worldwide to regulate the
movement of patients from all three military services to appropriate medical facilities.
While the concept of medical regulating is simple, its execution becomes quite complex,
It involves all three military services, thus requiring careful and detailed
Patients require continuous medical care during all phases of
(3) The AMEDD does not have its own long-range evacuation means;
therefore, close coordination with the services providing transportation is required.
b. The medical regulating system is under the technical control and supervision
of medical regulating officers (MROs)(SS1 67H) assigned to all MEDCOM and control