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Army Regulation 40–502
Medical Services
Department of the Army
Washington, DC
27 June 2019
AR 40–502
Medical Readiness
This new Department of the Army regulation, dated 27 June 2019—
o Authorizes commander deployment status decisions for specific Medical Readiness Classification and deployment-
limiting codes (table 2–1)

o Incorporates Army Directive 2018–11, Update to Redesign of Personnel Readiness and Medical Deployability, dated
10 September 2018 (para 2–4)

o Incorporates Army Directive 2019–07, Army Dental Readiness and Deployability, dated 25 February 2019 (para 2–

o Updates individual medical readiness classification (para 2–4c)

o Describes that temporary profiles no longer have assigned physical capacity or stamina, upper extremities, lower
extremities, hearing and ears, eyes, psychiatric designation (para 3–3)

o Redesigns and prescribes the DA Form 3349 (Physical Profile Record) as a single source incorporating all duty
limiting conditions and current functional limitations for providers, commanders, and trained staff (paras 3–1 and 3–

o Unit commanders will review profiles on Soldiers under their command and make a determination for deployability
for all duty limiting conditions not identified by policy (paras 3–6a and 3–6e)

o Requires a physician review and second signature for all permanent profile with a serial of “2” (para 3–6b(3))

o Implements DODI 6025.19 and DODI 6490.07; the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs memorandum,
Subject: Individual Medical Readiness Measure Goal, dated July 15, 2015; and supplements the information provided
in AR 220–1 (throughout)

o Implements the Commander Portal and clarifies required actions to support Soldier health and welfare, duty
assignment, and medical readiness reporting (throughout)

o Incorporates Army Directive 2016–07, Redesign of Personnel Readiness and Medical Deployability, dated 1 March
2016 (throughout)

Headquarters Army Regulation 40–502
Department of the Army
Washington, DC
27 June 2019 Effective 27 July 2019
Medical Services
Medical Readiness
scribes the profiling system for communi- leader of the requesting activity and for-
cating individual’s functional abilities and warded through their higher headquarters to
establishes a readiness reporting system. It the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25–30
also provides administrative requirements for specific guidance

for military examinations. Specifically, this
Army internal control process. This
regulation will more effectively manage,
regulation contains internal controls and
communicate, and report Soldier readiness
identifies key internal controls that must be
to maximize deployment status

evaluated (appendix B)

Applicability. This regulation applies to
Supplementation. Supplementation of
the Regular Army, the Army National
this regulation and establishment of com-
Guard/Army National Guard of the United
mand and local forms are prohibited with-
States, the U.S. Army Reserve, and Depart-
out prior approval from The Surgeon Gen-
ment of the Army Civilians

eral (DASG–HCO), 7700 Arlington Boule-
Proponent and exception authority. vard, Falls Church VA 22042

The proponent of this regulation is The Sur-
History. This publication is a new De- Suggested improvements. Users are
geon General. The proponent has the au-
partment of the Army regulation. invited to send comments and suggested
thority to approve exceptions or waivers to
improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recom-
Summary. Implements DODI 6025.19 this regulation that are consistent with con-
mended Changes to Publications and Blank
and DODI 6490.07, and the Assistant Sec- trolling law and regulations. The proponent
Forms) directly to the Office of The Sur-
retary of Defense for Health Affairs memo- may delegate this approval authority, in
geon General (DASG– HCO) 7700 Arling-
randum, Subject: Individual Medical Read- writing, to a division chief within the pro-
ton Boulevard, Falls Church, VA 22042

iness Measure Goal, dated July 15, 2015; ponent agency or its direct reporting unit or
and supplements the information provided field-operating agency, in the grade of colo- Distribution. This publication is availa-
in AR 220 – 1. This regulation provides pol- nel or the civilian equivalent. Activities ble in electronic media only and is intended
icies and guidance for medical readiness may request a waiver to this regulation by for the Regular Army, the Army National
and is to be used with DA Pam 40–502. providing justification that includes a full Guard/Army National Guard of the United
This regulation provides information on analysis of the expected benefits and must States, and the U.S. Army Reserve

medical deployment determinations and in- include formal review by the activity’s sen-
dividual medical readiness elements. It de- ior legal officer. All waiver requests will be
endorsed by the commander or senior
Contents (Listed by paragraph and page number)
Chapter 1
General Provisions, page 1
Section I
Overview, page 1
Purpose • 1–1, page 1
References and forms • 1–2, page 1
Explanation of abbreviations and terms • 1–3, page 1
Responsibilities • 1–4, page 1
Records management (recordkeeping) requirements • 1–5, page 1
Medical readiness classification • 1–6, page 1
Command application of medical readiness • 1–7, page 2
Access management and privacy protection • 1–8, page 2
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Section II
Responsibilities, page 2
Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 • 1–9, page 2
Deputy Chief of Staff, G–3/5/7 • 1–10, page 2
The Surgeon General • 1–11, page 2
Regional health commanders • 1–12, page 3
Commanders, Army commands, Army service component commands, and direct reporting units • 1–13, page 4
Military treatment facilities, the U.S. Army Reserve command surgeon, the Chief Surgeon of the Army National
Guard • 1–14, page 4
Military treatment facilities commanders • 1–15, page 5
Brigade commanders or equivalent • 1–16, page 5
Battalion commanders or equivalent • 1–17, page 5
Unit commanders • 1–18, page 6
Soldiers and other deployable personnel • 1–19, page 6
Chapter 2
Individual Medical Readiness Key Elements, Standards, Categories, and Goals, page 6
Impacts • 2–1, page 6
Medical readiness appointments and documentation • 2–2, page 7
Individual medical readiness key elements • 2–3, page 7
Individual medical readiness classification • 2–4, page 7
Disposition of individual medical readiness data • 2–5, page 10
Unit medical readiness standard • 2–6, page 10
Chapter 3
Physical Profiling, page 10
General • 3–1, page 10
Application • 3–2, page 10
Profiling overview • 3–3, page 10
Physical profile serial system • 3–4, page 13
Representative profile serials and codes • 3–5, page 13
Profiling officer, approving authority, and commander • 3–6, page 13
Profiling Soldiers who are pregnant • 3–7, page 14
Postpartum profiles • 3–8, page 15
Concussion profiles • 3–9, page 15
Stinging insect allergy • 3–10, page 15
Cancer in remission • 3–11, page 16
Responsibility for personnel actions • 3–12, page 16
Physical profile and the Army Body Composition Program • 3–13, page 16
Chapter 4
Medical Readiness Examinations, Assessments, and Administrative Requirements, page 16
General • 4–1, page 16
Application • 4–2, page 17
Responsibilities • 4–3, page 17
Additional evaluations • 4–4, page 17
Distribution of medical reports • 4–5, page 17
Documentary medical evidence • 4–6, page 18
Facilities and examiners • 4–7, page 18
Objectives of medical examinations • 4–8, page 18
Recording of medical examinations and required forms • 4–9, page 18
Physical examinations • 4–10, page 19
Periodic health assessment • 4–11, page 19
Separation history and physical examination • 4–12, page 19
Miscellaneous medical examinations • 4–13, page 21
Cardiovascular Screening Program • 4–14, page 21
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Military operational hearing test for H3 profile Soldiers • 4–15, page 22
Frequency of additional/alternate examinations • 4–16, page 22
Deferment of examinations • 4–17, page 22
Chapter 5
Deployment and Geographical Area Requirements, page 22
General • 5–1, page 22
Deployment, mobilization, and assignment-specific medical requirements • 5–2, page 23
Special circumstances • 5–3, page 24
A. References, page 25
B. Internal Control Evaluation Checklist, page 31
Table List
Table 2–1: Medical readiness classification chart, page 9
Table 2–2: Deployment-limiting codes, page 9
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Chapter 1
General Provisions
Section I
1 –1. Purpose
This regulation governs individual medical readiness (IMR) requirements and standards; medical readiness processes and
policies supporting commander deployability determinations; physical profiles; and medical examinations, periodic health
assessments (PHAs), and the Deployment Health Assessment Program (DHAP). In the event provisions or guidance in
this regulation conflict with those in AR 40–501, this regulation takes precedence. These conflicts will be addressed in the
next revision of AR 40–501

1 –2. References and forms
See appendix A

1 –3. Explanation of abbreviations and terms
See the glossary

1 –4. Responsibilities
See section II of this chapter

1 –5. Records management (recordkeeping) requirements
The records management requirement for all record numbers, associated forms, and reports required by this regulation are
addressed in the Army Records Retention Schedule-Army (RRS–A). Detailed information for all related record numbers,
forms, and reports are located in ARIMS/RRS–A at If any record numbers, forms, and reports
are not current, addressed, and/or published correctly in ARIMS/RRS–A, see DA Pam 25–403 for guidance

1 –6. Medical readiness classification
a. Medical readiness classification (MRC) is an administrative determination by healthcare providers using a standard-
ized system across the total force. This system enables the commander to measure, achieve, and sustain their Soldiers’
health and ability to perform their wartime requirement in accordance with their military occupational specialty
(MOS)/area of concentration (AOC) from induction to separation. Medical readiness is described in chapter 2

b. Commanders administratively use the medical readiness information to determine if a Soldier is deployable and able
to perform the unit’s core designed mission or assigned mission in accordance with readiness reporting guidance in AR
220–1 and DA Pam 220–1. Soldiers are automatically medically deployable in the Medical Readiness System of Record
if they are in MRC 1 or 2. This status is automatically uploaded to the readiness reporting system without additional
commander action. Commanders can make deployability determinations for readiness reporting on Soldiers who are in
MRC 3, with deployment-limiting (DL) 1 and 2, as well as for Soldiers in MRC 4. DL codes 3 to 7 are constrained by
policy from deployment, and cannot be overridden by commanders

c. Upon receipt of an assigned mission, the servicing health care providers will evaluate the Soldiers to determine if
they meet the combatant command (CCMD) deployment requirements or require a waiver. CCMDs establish their deploy-
ment status guidance and processes. CCMD waivers do not influence a Soldier’s medical readiness. Permanent and tem-
porary conditions with DL codes 1, 2, and 7 may be evaluated for CCMD waiver requests. Conditions that do not meet
CCMD deployment criteria, but otherwise do not require a profile (for example, excessive body mass index) will receive
a temporary profile until the CCMD waiver is complete

(1) In making deployability determinations, unit commanders should consider the Soldier’s skills, responsibilities, du-
ties, type of mission, and geographic conditions/concerns. Additionally, commanders should ensure close collaboration
with unit supporting or military treatment facilities (MTFs) healthcare providers in making their deployability determina-

(2) The Commander Portal records deployable personnel determinations for Soldiers with duty limitations and an in-
determinate status. The Medical Readiness System of Record feeds the deployability determinations to the Army Readiness
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Reporting System. The electronic profiling system annotates on the profile when the commander reviews the Soldier’s

(3) Unit commander’s deployable personnel determinations for their Soldiers in MRC 3, DL 1, and DL 2 are independ-
ent of the assessment and requirements for deployment medical waivers in accordance with CCMD specific guidance

d. Specific medical readiness criteria are addressed in detail in chapters 2 through 5

1 –7. Command application of medical readiness
Commanders will make deployability determinations for all Soldiers authorized by policy for their MRC/DL. In making
deployability determinations for readiness reporting, unit commanders should consider the classification categories in par-
agraph 2–4 and collaborate with a healthcare provider for any questions. Unit commanders will not override duty limita-
tions or instructions on DA Form 3349 (Physical Profile Record). Healthcare providers do not make or engage directly in
deployability determinations for readiness reporting. Profiling officers describe and indicate potentially DL conditions for
commander review and consideration in their deployment determination. Readiness is a commanders program. Paragraph
3–4 describes the procedure if there is disagreement between the healthcare provider and commander regarding initiating
the CCMD waiver process. Commanders will make a deployable or non-deployable determination within the Commander
Portal. Readiness reporting criteria and policy are in AR 220–1. DA Pam 220–1 describes the processes and procedures
of readiness reporting including the personnel deployability determinations made with medical readiness and administra-
tive personnel data

1 –8. Access management and privacy protection
DODM 6025.18 authorizes covered entities to release protected health information of Armed Forces personnel for activ-
ities deemed necessary and appropriate to military command authorities to assure proper execution of the military mission

This means that the commander or his or her designee may see the reason for profile and the provider may discuss the
minimal necessary medical information for the commander to make deployment or other pertinent personnel decisions as
part of the military mission. The protected health information “in the reason for profile” will be obscured from other staff
with read only access to the Commander Portal to protect patient privacy. Profiling officers will not copy their note from
the medical record into the profile for medical instructions; this does not meet the minimum necessary standard

Section II
1 –9. Deputy Chief of Staff, G –1
The DCS, G–1 will—
a. Recommend medical readiness and personnel policy integration and operational tasks to The Surgeon General

b. Coordinate medical readiness and personnel policy with appropriate personnel programs and systems

c. Facilitate commander’s management, monitoring, and participation in personnel readiness. Support the implementa-
tion of the medical readiness tools and guidance provided by the Office of The Surgeon General (OTSG) to optimally
support personnel readiness

d. Implement standardized DHAP processes across the Army for deploying and redeployed Soldiers and Department
of the Army Civilians (DACs) to address potential deployment-related physical and behavioral health concerns

1 –10. Deputy Chief of Staff, G– 3/5/7
The DCS, G–3/5/7 will—
a. Monitor and ensure the integration of medical readiness policy with current operational readiness reporting policy

b. Facilitate commander’s engagement, monitoring, and participation in IMR programs to maximize Soldier and sub-
sequently unit medical readiness

c. Recommend medical readiness policy integration and operational tasks to policy proponent

d. Coordinate operational programs and systems with medical readiness policy, processes, and procedures as described
in DA Pam 40–502

e. Ensure collaboration between appropriate organizations and activities integral to Army readiness reporting

1 –11. The Surgeon General
TSG will—
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a. Serve as the principal advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army on all health and medical
matters of the Army, including strategic planning and policy development relating to such matters

b. Serve as the chief medical advisor of the Army to the Director of Defense Health Agency on matters pertaining to
military health readiness requirements and safety of members of the Army

c. Serve as the Army proponent for IMR requirements, standards, policies, and procedures

d. Monitor and report Army IMR status to the Chief of Staff, Army and the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health
Affairs. DODI 6025.19 requires quarterly reporting of the IMR status of Regular Army (RA) and Selected Reserve Sol-
diers. The DOD reporting process is described in DA Pam 40–502

e. Develop Army policy for the management, tracking, and execution of the IMR program

f. Provide the medical information system support necessary to monitor, track, and report IMR status and requirements
at all levels

g. Implement Department of Defense (DOD) requirements and criteria to designate Soldiers as medically ready. OTSG
identifies the Army, Service-specific medical readiness requirements for deployment determinations. See chapter 2 for
detailed descriptions of IMR elements, requirements for each element, and the criteria necessary to be determined either
fully or partially medically ready

h. Provide Army representation to the Defense Health Agency, which charters the DOD IMR working group

i. Collaborate with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Army Medical Department Center and School
to develop informational and other educational products for personnel executing clinical readiness operations in accord-
ance with directed requirements

j. Ensure adequate planning, programming, and budgeting of medical resources to support unit commanders and indi-
viduals in achieving and maintaining their IMR through MTF staffing and service level contract support

k. Monitor IMR medical support capabilities and services through regional health commands (RHCs) and MTF com-
manders, and collaborate with command surgeons to ensure necessary corrective action

l. Coordinate with the Defense Health Agency and the appropriate Medical Readiness Division (RHCs) to ensure com-
pliance with the Privacy Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and DODM 6025.18 require-
ments for IMR data

m. Develop the information technology platforms to implement the IMR policy and support data sharing of required
medical readiness data between the Medical Readiness System of Record (that is, the Medical Protection System
(MEDPROS)) and personnel information systems and DOD readiness reporting activities

n. Develop and provide medical readiness policies, systems, and reporting mechanisms for commanders throughout the

o. Develop templates for common medical instructions and physical readiness training capabilities to support standard-
ization, completeness, and accuracy in the physical profiling system

p. Coordinate with the Chief Information Officer/G–6 and the U.S. Army Cyber Command to ensure Medical Readi-
ness Systems Of Record meet current and future compliance standards

q. Collaborate with Headquarters, Department of the Army staff to ensure compliance with training requirements and
implementation of this policy

r. Provide clinical oversight and support of the DHAP

1 –12. Regional health commanders
The RHC commanders will—
a. Evaluate DOD, Army, and CCMD - specific medical readiness guidance and published supplemental directives as
required. Support and ensure implementation of OTSG/MEDCOM policy for medical readiness processes, deploy-
ment/mobilization and redeployment/demobilization in accordance with directed requirements

b. Plan, coordinate, and conduct staff assistance visits and inspections under the authority of the RHC Organizational
Inspection Program to ensure compliance of medical readiness processes within the RHC service area

c. Monitor medical readiness and provide reports and analysis of the status for organic MTFs and supported installations
within the RHC service area

d. Research, identify, and track units (all components (COMPOs)), and provide reports and analysis of status for units
deploying and redeploying within the RHC service area

e. Ensure access management for the automated Medical Readiness System of Record through a designated agent

Monitor/perform quality assurance assessments of the major command (U.S. Army) appointed approval authorities grant-
ing access to the Commander Portal for the commander, their designee and selected staff

f. Perform quality assurance reviews of data entries within the RHC service area and ensure correction of erroneous

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g. Provide clinical readiness, Medical Readiness Systems Of Record, and electronic health record (EHR) training and
assistance, as needed

h. Provide proponent oversight of the DHAP within the RHC service area

i. Provide medical readiness support for Reserve Component (RC), Army National Guard (ARNG), and U.S. Army
Reserve (USAR) on active duty orders with line of duty (LOD), DHAP support and continuity when transitioning status

j. Conduct staff assistance visits and staff inspection visits at MTFs to ensure standardized DHAP processes and pro-
cedures occur in accordance with established guidance. Ensure local DHAP policies and procedures are in place to track
individuals with priority self-assessment questionnaires

k. Ensure MTFs have appropriate processes for DHAP related emergent behavioral health referrals and DHAP gener-
ated behavioral health referrals through completion of initial appointment

l. Monitor and ensure access to care standards is met for DHAP generated referrals

m. Coordinate with Joint Service MTFs within their regions to ensure Army personnel are able to obtain DHAP screen-
ing in the system of record

1 –13. Commanders, Army commands, Army service component commands, and direct reporting
The ACOM, ASCC, and DRU commanders will—
a. Organize, train, and equip forces and installations to meet and maintain IMR requirements

b. Establish a command expectation that unit commanders and individuals will meet and maintain IMR requirements

Readiness is a commander’s program

c. Establish a forum, or integrate into an existing forum with medical, human resources, and personnel leaders with
installation leadership to regularly evaluate the IMR status of Soldiers on the installation. This forum must meet monthly
at a minimum

d. Direct the unit command teams or designated representatives to use the Commander Portal to track their unit mem-
bers’ profile status, IMR compliance, and requirements

e. Ensure appropriate action is taken regarding units and members with IMR deficiencies

f. Appoint dedicated medical MEDPROS unit administrators and commander clerks at ACOM, ASCC, and DRU head-
quarters to track Soldier and unit medical readiness

g. Appoint appropriate approval authorities to grant access to the Commander Portal and ensure users have the required
training, correct role designation and unit identification code structure

h. Ensure processes are in place to review the IMR status of every Soldier using the automated Medical Readiness
System of Record during in and out-processing through the installation MTF or COMPO specific processes

1 –14. Military treatment facilities, the U.S. Army Reserve command surgeon, the Chief Surgeon of the
Army National Guard
The MTF commanders, the USAR command surgeon, and the chief surgeon of the ARNG are responsible to set policy
a. Ensure use of the Commander Portal to perform a monthly review of all temporary profiles 240 days or older at the
command level

b. Appoint dedicated MEDPROS unit administrators and commander clerks at senior command headquarters to track
Soldier and unit medical readiness

c. Maintain adequate capabilities and access to care in order to support Soldier compliance with IMR requirements

Where applicable, commanders will ensure Tri-Service Medical Care (TRICARE) access standards are met in their organ-

d. Notify installation commander, senior commander (to include Commanding General, U.S. Army Recruiting Com-
mand, The Adjutants General, if applicable), command surgeon, or medical operational leadership immediately when ca-
pabilities are not sufficient to keep Soldiers medically ready due to lack of services or access

e. Plan, program, and submit budget requests for funds and procure supplies and equipment to accomplish IMR program

f. Ensure processes are in place to review the IMR status of every Soldier using the automated Medical Readiness
System of Record during in and out-processing through the installation MTF or COMPO specific processes

g. Ensure that all IMR-related services for RA and RC members are documented in the Medical Readiness System of
Record and the EHR or service treatment record (STR)

h. Ensure installation, maintenance, and proper use of programs related to accessing the Medical Readiness System of
Record with trained administrators and users

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i. Provide the necessary information technology support to ensure the installation and operation of the Medical Readi-
ness System of Record and EHR are functional and meet all security and privacy requirements

j. Be responsible for delegating approval authority for the various medical readiness applications in Medical Opera-
tional Data System and maintain oversight and control of user management

k. Establish regional support command (RSC) surgeons and state surgeons responsibility to—
(1) Serve as approval authorities by their position for second signature profiles

(2) Support the major subordinate command commanders within their area of operations with medical readiness defi-
ciencies and training

(3) Support the Soldier readiness processing requirements

(4) Collaborate with profiling authorities regarding adjudicating the Military Occupational Specialty Administrative
Retention Review (MAR2) processes

1 –15. Military treatment facilities commanders
The MTF commanders will, in addition to the responsibilities in paragraph 1–14—
a. Use the healthcare team to optimize the implementation of the medical readiness requirements by making every visit
a readiness visit

b. Ensure the Army healthcare team, in preparation for every visit, will use the Healthcare Portal to validate the IMR
status of every Soldier, use the Medical Readiness Assessment Tool to identify Soldiers at risk for becoming non-deploy-
able, and review e-Profile for Soldiers active profiles

c. Ensure that the healthcare team addresses any due or overdue medical readiness requirements at the time of the visit
or before the Soldier leaves the medical facility. Any deficiencies will be corrected, identified for the healthcare provider,
or appointed for appropriate service. Readiness requirements will not delay or impede urgent or emergent care

d. Implement the policies prescribed in this regulation with the processes and procedures described in DA Pam 40–502
in the care of all RA and TRICARE Prime Remote Soldiers within their specific health service area and geographic area
of responsibility boundaries worldwide

e. Ensure there is a DHAP coordinator appointed in writing, provide the resources, training, and allocated time to assist
with tracking deployment readiness

f. Ensure DHAP staff have training on and access to Soldier electronic system of record prescribed in DA Pam 40–502

g. Ensure health care providers check Soldiers’ profile status (all COMPOs) in the readiness system of record during
each DHAP screening (pre-, post-, and DD Form 2900 (Post Deployment Health Re-assessment (PDHRA))) and make
changes/updates, as appropriate

h. Ensure DHAP information is treated confidentially and in accordance with HIPAA and the DODM 6025.18

i. Assist deploying personnel with completion of deployment readiness requirements. To support command readiness
programs, the MTF personnel will collaborate with the unit healthcare providers on readiness issues and the DHAP process

j. Ensure review of Soldiers’ priority self-assessment questionnaires and coordinate appointments

k. Ensure collaboration between providers, unit commanders, and CCMD waiver authorities to address specific deploy-
ment status issues for Soldiers with an assigned mission

1 –16. Brigade commanders or equivalent
The brigade commanders or equivalent will—
a. Review the unit medical readiness and deployment status of subordinate units

b. Participate in profile review boards as outlined in DA Pam 40–502

c. Establish a unit health promotion team as the mechanism to assess gaps in medical readiness and report strategies
and actions to the installation Community Health Promotion Council

d. Appoint dedicated MEDPROS unit administrators and commander clerks at brigade headquarters to track Soldier
and unit medical readiness

e. Use the Commander Portal to perform a monthly review of temporary profiles lasting 180 days or more as described
in DA Pam 40–502

1 –17. Battalion commanders or equivalent
The battalion commanders or equivalent will—
a. Review the unit medical readiness and deployment status of subordinate units

b. Mentor unit commanders regarding deployability determinations and command support of medical readiness

c. Participate in profile review boards as outlined in DA Pam 40–502

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d. Appoint dedicated MEDPROS unit managers and commander clerks at battalion headquarters to track Soldier and
unit medical readiness

e. Use the Commander Portal to perform a monthly review of temporary profiles lasting 120 days or more as described
in DA Pam 40–502

1 –18. Unit commanders
The unit commanders will—
a. Establish a command expectation that individuals will be personally responsible for meeting and maintaining IMR

b. Monitor individual and unit IMR status using the Commander Portal as described in DA Pam 40–502. Commanders
will take action when unit members fail to respond to notifications of due or overdue IMR requirements or fail to keep
scheduled appointments to ensure the unit meets the published medical readiness goal

c. Ensure unit medical readiness; determine deployable personnel when informed by medical readiness information and
administration; and report unit readiness in accordance with AR 220–1 on the Commander Portal

d. Formally appoint a commander’s designee who is a trusted and trained individual as an alternate to execute command
readiness responsibilities. Commander designees will obtain system access after completing all training required for access
to the Commander Portal

e. Allocate adequate duty time for Soldiers to meet and maintain IMR requirements

f. Ensure processes are in place and functioning to notify Soldiers of due and overdue IMR requirements, and deploy-
ment-related health assessments completion

g. Review all physical profiles describing duty limitations within 14 days after a profiling officer issues a profile (30
days for RC) and make deployability determination on all profiles not constrained by regulation or policy for all Soldiers
in their command through the Commander Portal

h. Complete Commander Portal training and obtain system access no later than 14 days (RA) or 30 days (RC) after
assuming their duties

i. Commanders at all levels are responsible for ensuring Soldiers and DACs assigned to deploy with their unit receive
deployment health assessment screenings and maintain readiness throughout the deployment cycle

j. Commanders will ensure all Soldiers and DACs have access to the appropriate systems to complete the individual
portion of all deployment health assessment forms. DHAP is a commander’s program to ensure Soldiers’ deployment,
movement, and geographical area medical readiness requirements are met

1 –19. Soldiers and other deployable personnel
The Soldiers and other deployable personnel will—
a. Monitor and maintain currency of medical readiness requirements. RC personnel may have to accomplish some IMR
requirements on their own time such as civilian dental exams or medical evaluations

b. Complete all DHAP assessments on the required forms, within the published timelines, in accordance with DODI
6490.03, DODI 6490.12, and Army policy as specified in chapter 4

c. Per DODI 6025.19, report medical (including mental health) and health issues that may affect their readiness to
deploy or fitness to continue serving in an active status

Chapter 2
Individual Medical Readiness Key Elements, Standards, Categories, and Goals
2 –1. Impacts
This chapter establishes measurable, key medical elements as components of IMR. DODI 6025.19 establishes IMR stand-
ards; this chapter broadens these standards for the Army. Both DOD and Army senior leaders track the compliance with
their respective IMR standards. The broader Army standards reflect the Service-specific needs of the Army to be able to
mobilize Soldiers and meet the Army mission. The medical readiness criteria in this section identifies medically ready
Soldiers and informs the commander’s deployability determinations for the commander’s unit status report (CUSR)

a. This policy establishes a point of service requirement for updating Soldiers’ electronic health records, and the Med-
ical Readiness System of Record. Current and complete information is essential to equip unit commanders with the tools
to monitor Soldiers’ individual medical readiness status so they can ensure their Soldiers take corrective action on any
deficiencies, resulting in a healthy and a medically ready fighting force

b. The IMR program informs the CUSR personnel level assessment. Soldier deployment status is based on both medical
and administrative criteria. The metrics for determining personnel level are: deployable strength, assigned MOS skills
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Yes you can take medication, as long as its prescribed for you . Hell you can take over the counter allergy medication if you need it. SILLY. Because sick soldiers need to be treated. Of course we do take medication. I don’t know why you’d end up thinking otherwise.

Is army medpros down?

Posted: (1 day ago) MEDPROS IS ALWAYS DOWN.It's not down, it's being reconfigured.Get on a gov computer with a CAC login, got to continue through the warning, on the left side of the page select medical readiness portal, then your IMR is there, so are profiles.That menu page also has all your forms.