b. The total days, credit days, and days charged are determined and posted in the
billing data on DA Forms 3153. A control tape is run for the total charges on DA Forms
3153 for reconciliation with paragraph c below.
c. The MSA ledger clerk will make a one-line entry (month-end accrual) on DA
Form 3929 (MSA Accounts Receivable Register and Control Ledger) to record charges
for the previous month not yet billed. Reverse the accrual entry on DA Form 3929 the
d. The medical services account officer (MSAO) may issue interim bill for long-stay
patients prior to the patient's disposition. Major commands are authorized to set up
criteria and give instructions to the MSAO for interim billings.
4-12. DISPOSITIONED ARMY ENLISTED PATIENTS
a. Subsistence will be billed on SF 1080 (Voucher for Transfers between
Appropriations and/or Funds) (see figure 4-15) at the end of the month for only the enlisted
members dispositioned during the month. Subsistence for those remaining will be billed at
the end of the month in which dispositioned.
b. Subsistence charges for patients remaining will be accrued in the MSA records,
but not billed. The days for which charges will accrue and the days for which charges will
be billed will be developed from the patient ledger card (DA Form 3153). For those
MEDDACs/MEDCENs operating under IAS (mechanized system), the charges will be
developed from listing produced by the system. The MSAs under the manual system will
record two entries on DA Form 3929 and DA Form 3156. One entry will be the dollar value
of rations billed. The other entry will be the dollar value of rations accrued from the date of
admission to the end of the current month but not billed. At the beginning of the following
month, the accrued but not billed entry will be reversed.
c. The SF 1080 will reflect the number of hospital chargeable days for each
enlisted patient category, e.g., enlisted AD Army, 50 days @ .60 per day; enlisted
National Guard, 30 days @ .60; enlisted Reserves, 20 days @.60.
d. The retained file copy of the SF 1080 for dispositioned patients will be
supported by copies of the disposition notifications (see para 4-7b). The SF 1080 will be
forwarded to the finance and accounting office not later than the third workday following the
end of the month. No supporting documentation will be attached.