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Program Delegation #4


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

Program #4

MAY 25 2006

TO: Addressees

FROM: Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority for the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94-437, as Amended

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), by the Assistant Secretary for Health, on March 24, 1994, I hereby delegate to the positions listed below the authorities under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law (P.L.) 94-437, as amended.

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Deputy Director for Indian Health Policy
Chief Medical Officer
Area Directors
Office Directors, IHS Headquarters

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

These authorities may be further redelegated.

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

  1. The Assistant Secretary for Health retains the authority to:

    1. promulgate regulations;

    2. submit reports to Congress;

    3. establish advisory committees or national commissions; and

    4. appoint members to such committees or commissions.

  2. These authorities shall be exercised in accordance with legislative, regulatory, policy, and procedural provisions.

SUPERSESSION

This delegation supersedes the DOA Program #4, dated June 17, 1994.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon the date of signature.

/Charles W. Grim, D.D.S./
Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A.
Assistant Surgeon General

Addressees:

Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Deputy Director for Indian Health Policy
Chief Medical Officer
Area Directors
Office Directors, IHS Headquarters


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