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     Indian Health Manual

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

Example - Special General Memorandum


SGM 2005-XX


Manual Users




Special General Memorandum Format

The Indian Health Service (IHS) has instituted the use of special general memorandums (SGM).  The SGMs are for the use of the Director to highlight or call special attention to existing IHS policy and procedures or to announce new policy and procedures that require immediate implementation.

Please see the Part 1, Chapter 1, Section 9, Indian Health Manual, for additional information regarding the use and structure of SGMs.

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

Refer to: OD/MPICS

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