(a) All cases that require forwarding to the DoJ must be routed through the Chief, MCRP. The MCR authority ensures that personnel review all claims for possible referral
not later than two years after the date of the incident for tort based cases.
(b) The United States or the injured party on behalf of the United States must file suit
within 3 years after an action accrues. This is usually 3 years after the initial treatment is provided in a federal medical
facility or after the initial payment is made by Tricare, whichever is first.
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