Back to Top Skip to main content Skip to sub-navigation

Health Resources Management & Policy

Image of the Pentagon

About Us

The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Resources Management & Policy (HRM&P) is responsible for providing a cost-effective, quality health benefit to 9.4 million active duty uniformed Service Members, retirees, survivors and their families. The MHS has an approximate $50 billion annual budget and consists of a worldwide network of 50+ military hospitals, 350+ health clinics, private-sector health business partners, and the Uniformed Services University.  Developing and maintaining this integral financial portfolio supports and promotes the Military Health System’s strategic imperatives.


HRM&P provides health resources funding management and direction from multiple sources, including the military Services.


Work to balance an integrated capability that keeps within budget to afford the best quality healthcare support possible for the beneficiary population as well as operational readiness mission requirements.

Areas of Responsibilities

  • Develops policies, procedures, and standards that govern the management of DoD health and medical programs 
  • Reviews, evaluates, and undertakes management oversight activities for DoD health and medical policies, plans, programs, and systems 
  • Serves as resource manager for all DoD health and medical financial, and other resources

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

Some documents are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). A PDF reader is required for viewing. Download a PDF Reader or learn more about PDFs.