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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

FEB 05, 2018

TO: Addressees
See Below

FROM: Acting 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 25 United States Code ยง 1661, "Establishment of the Indian Health Service as an Agency of the Public Health Service," 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

Principal Deputy Director
Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Chief Medical Officer
Deputy Director for Quality Health Care
Deputy Director for Intergovernmental Affairs
Deputy Director for Field Operations
Office Directors, IHS Headquarters
Area Directors

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

These authorities may be further redelegated.

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

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

SUPERSESSION

This delegation supersedes the Delegation of Authority, Program #4, "Delegation of Authority for the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94-437, as Amended," dated May 25, 2006.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon the date of signature.


/Michael D. Weahkee/
RADM Michael D. Weahkee, MBA, MHSA
Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service
Acting Director
Indian Health Service
Addressees:

Principal Deputy Director
Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Chief Medical Officer
Deputy Director for Quality Health Care
Deputy Director for Intergovernmental Affairs
Deputy Director for Field Operations
Office Directors, IHS Headquarters
Area Directors

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