PATIENT ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
MISSION AND GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF THE PATIENT ADMINISTRATION
The mission and general functions of the Patient Administration Division (PAD) are
a. To advise the MTP commander and staff on all PAD matters.
b. To provide patient administration services for the medical treatment facility
c. To act as custodian of inpatient treatment records, outpatient treatment records,
and to administratively admit and discharge patients.
d. To provide for inpatient treatment records library service, submission of medical
statistics and other reports, and operation of treasurer functions.
e. To prepare and approve claims for medical services obtained by Army military
personnel from civilian sources.
f. To perform duties of the Physical Evaluation Board Liaison Officer in accordance
with AR 635-40.
g. To provide installation TRICARE advisor services.
h. To process MTF deaths.
i. To ensure and to control confidentiality of medical information.
j. To ensure the movement of patients in need of definitive medical care.
ORGANIZATION OF THE PATIENT ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
a. Office of the Chief. The Chief, Patient Administration Division, is responsible
for the proper performance of all functions assigned to the PAD. The next paragraph will
address the organization and specific functions of the Office of the Chief.