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Part 1, Chapter 1:  Manual Exhibit 1-1-E

Example - Indian Health Service Area Office Circular Format

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Phoenix Area Indian Health Service
Phoenix, Arizona 85016

Refer to: OAM

PHOENIX AREA INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE CIRCULAR NO. 2005-XX

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE AREA CIRCULAR FORMAT

Sec.
1. Purpose
2. Format for Indian Health Service Area Circulars
3. Supersedure
4. Effective Date

Indian Health Service Area Circular Exhibit 2005-XX-A - Format Illustrated

  1. PURPOSE.  To illustrate the proper format for circulars issued by Indian Health Service (IHS) Area Offices.
  2. FORMAT FOR IHS AREA CIRCULARS.  See Part 1, Chapter 1, Section 1-1.6, Indian Health Manual (IHM) for information regarding the formatting of IHS circulars.  Area Office supplements to circulars issued by Headquarters must cite the IHS Area, the city, and State location of the Area Office in the address field of the first page and the IHS Area Office and circular number in the header of each subsequent page and exhibit.  All other information and formatting guidance for IHS circulars contained in the IHM Part 1, Chapter 1, apply to IHS Area circulars.
  3. SUPERSEDURE.  List all documents that the information in the circular is replacing.
  4. EFFECTIVE DATE.  Cite the date that the policy/procedures included in the IHS Area circular is to be effective.  This date is usually the date that the circular is signed by the Area Director.

/Don J. Davis, M.P.H./
Director, Phoenix Area Indian Health Service


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