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Forms and Records Management

Records Management

The IHS Records Disposition Schedule is designed to provide disposition authorities for records collected and maintained by the IHS. It has been developed as a means of identifying and describing, in one publication, all records unique to the operations and functions of the IHS. Below are the links to the Medical Records, Schedule 3 Professional Services retention schedule and all retention schedules.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

The NARA website provides guidelines for record storage, maintenance, transmittal and disposition of records.

Forms Management

The purpose of this chapter is to establish the IHS policy, procedures, responsibilities, and operating instructions for the control of IHS forms.