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Privacy Act
AUTHORITY:
5 U.S.C. Section 301; 10 U.S.C. chapter 147; 10 U.S.C. Sections 1061 - 1065, 1072 - 1074, 1074a - 1074c, 1074c(1), 1076, 1076a, 1077, 1095(k)(2); 50 U.S.C. chapter 23; E.O. 9397; E.O. 10450, as amended.
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE(S):
To apply for and enroll in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) for DoD benefits and privileges. These benefits and privileges include, but are not limited to, medical coverage, DoD Identification Cards, access to DoD installations, buildings or facilities, and access to DoD computer systems and networks.
ROUTINE USE(S):
To Federal and State agencies and private entities; individual providers of care, and others, on matters relating to claim adjudication, program abuse, utilization review; professional quality assurance; medical peer review, program integrity, third party liability, coordination of benefits and civil and criminal litigation, and access to Federal government and contractor facilities, computer systems, networks, and controlled areas. The DD Form 1172-2 currently covers the RUs that would include retirees and dependents. To the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration, and to other Federal, state, and local government agencies to identify individuals having benefit eligibility in another plan or program. For a complete list of DEERS routine uses, visit:
http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/DODwideSORNArticleView/tabid/6797/Article/627618/dmdc-02.dod.aspx
Applicant information is subject to computer matching within the Department of Defense or with other Federal or non-Federal agencies. Matching programs are conducted to assure that an individual eligible under a Federal program is not improperly receiving duplicate benefits from another program. A beneficiary or former beneficiary who has applied for privileges of a Federal Benefit Program and has received concurrent assistance under another plan will be subject to adjustment or recovery of any improper payments made or delinquent debts owed.
DISCLOSURE:
Voluntary; however, failure to provide information may result in denial of a Uniformed Services Identification Card and/or non-enrollment in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System, refusal to grant access to DoD installations, buildings, facilities, computer systems and networks.