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Program Delegation #51


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service
     Indian Health Service
 Rockville MD 20852

Administrative #51

July 9, 2013

TO: Deputy Director for Field Operations
Area Directors

FROM: Acting Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority, Administrative #51, "Limited Delegation of Authority for Contract Disputes Act Notifications to Tribes"

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to authority delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS) from the Assistant Secretary for Health, dated July 17, 1996, I hereby delegate to the addressees above, the authority of awarding official under Title V of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended (ISDEAA).

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director for Field Operations
Area Directors

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

Restrictions:

This delegation of authority is limited to Contract Disputes Act (CDA) claims on awards made under Title V of the ISDEAA that involve disputes related to funding for contract support costs.  Final decisions on the approval or disapproval of a CDA claim are retained by the IHS Director.

Limited To:

  1. Written notification to the Tribe or Tribal organization of the date by which a decision will be rendered on a claim under the CDA;

  2. written requests for additional information required in order to adequately evaluate the CDA claim; and

  3. written notification to the Tribe or Tribal organization that the letter they submitted under the CDA does not constitute a proper claim.

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

This authority may not be redelegated.

SUPERSESSION

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon date of signature.

/Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H/
Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H


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