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     Indian Health Manual

Special General Memorandums (SGMs)


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Year: 2017

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
17-03 National Quality Accountability Dashboard - Participation Requirements 10/04/17
17-01 Patient-Centered Medical Home Designation in Ambulatory Care 05/01/17

Year: 2016

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
16-06 Alternative Discipline Agreements 10/23/16
16-05 Mandatory Training for Federal Prescribers of Controlled Substance Medications 07/28/16
16-04 Interim Drug Testing Based on Reasonable Suspicion 06/02/16
16-03 Ensuring Consistency in Hiring 05/24/16
16-02 Medical Equipment 06/02/16
16-01 Indian Health Service Headquarters Continuity of Operations 05/13/16

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Year: 2015

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
15-05 Supplemental Ethics Training Requirement 08/17/15
15-04 Construction Contracting Consolidation 10/01/15
15-03 Superseded by IHS Circular 16-04 on 07/28/2016 Mandatory Seasonal Influenza Immunizations for Civilian Health Care Personnel Working in Indian Health Service Health Care Facilities. 09/03/15
15-02 Guidance for Areas to Create Internal Policies and Procedures for Indian Health Service Employees to Provide Testimony or Documents in a Timely Manner 10/07/15
15-01 Guidance on Administering Discipline for Privacy Incidents is under revision   

No SGMs issued in 2014

Year: 2013

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
13-01 Organizational Environmental Management Systems 12/05/2013

No SGMs issued in 2012

Year: 2011

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
11-02 Rescinded by IHS Circular 17-09 on May 8, 2017 Human Resources Qualification Determinations 07/26/2011
11-01 Crediting Third-Party Reimbursements Documentation - Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Section 207 07/11/2011

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Year: 2010

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
10-01 Unified Financial Management System, Statement of Transaction, Financial Management Services-224 Report 03/01/2010

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Year: 2009

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
09-02 Assignment Incentive Pay for United States Public Health Commissioned Corps Officers 06/19/2009
09-01 Prohibited Use of Informational Technology Resources 05/01/2009

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Year: 2008

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
08-03 Superseded by IHM Part 5 Chapter 12 on 10/07/2010 Responsibility for Government Property 11/26/2008
08-02 Voter Registration in Indian Health Facilities 10/16/2008
08-01 Annual Reminder of the Principles of the Standards of Ethical Conduct 05/14/2008

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Year: 2007

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
07-02 Superseded by SGM 08-01 on 05/14/2008 Annual Reminder of the Principles of the Standards of Ethical Conduct 03/28/2007
07-01 Indian Health Service Meeting/Event Travel Approval 06/27/2007

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Year: 2006

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
06-09 Rescinding Special General Memorandum No. 87-5 and No. 87-6 12/08/2006
06-08 Superseded by IHS Circular 16-07 on 09/07/2016 Tobacco Litigation Records Freeze 12/06/2006
06-07 Superseded by Circular 12-03 which has been superseded by Circular 16-05 on 09/09/2016 Official Address for Indian Health Service Headquarters 09/09/2006
06-06 Superseded by SGM 13-01 on 12/05/2013 Environmental Management Systems 09/11/2006
06-05 Superseded by IHM Part 7 Chapter 7 on 02/13/2017 Performance Management Appriasal Program 07/11/2006
06-04 Adopting the Use of the National Incident Management System 05/26/2006
06-03 Personal and Grassroot Lobbying 05/12/2006
06-02 Whistleblower Protection 02/07/2006
06-01 Superseded by SGM 07-02 on 03/28/2007 Public Trust and Standards of Ethical Conduct 02/07/2006

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Year: 2005

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
05-03 Superseded by SGM 06-02 on 02/07/2006 Whistleblower Protection 07/07/2005
05-02 Superseded by SGM 06-01, which was superseded by SGM 07-02, whish has been suooerseded by SGM 08-01 on 05/14/2008 Public Trust and Standards of Ethical Conduct 04/13/2005
05-01 Processing Inter-Agency or Intra-Agency Agreements, Memorandums of Agreement, and Memorandum of Understanding 04/06/2005

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Year: 2004

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
04-04 Superseded by SGM 08-02 on 10/16/2008 Voter Registration 2004 10/06/2004
04-03 Superseded by SGM 05-02 which has been supeseded by SGM 08-01 on 05/14/2008 Public Trust and Standards of Ethical Conduc 04/06/2004
04-02 Superseded by SGM 06-03 on 05/12/2006 Political Activities 04/06/2004
04-01 Equal Employment Opportunity 03/22/2004

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Year: 2003

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
03-03 Superseded by SGM 05-03; which has been superseded by SGM 06-02 on 02/07/2006 Whistleblower Protection 11/06/2003
03-02 Communication With Tribal Leaders 09/04/2003
03-01 Superseded by SGM 04-03, which was superseded by SGM 05-02; which was supeseded by SGM 06-01 which was supeseded by SGM 07-02, which has been superseded by IHS Circular 08-01 on 05/14/2008 Public Trust and Standards of Ethical Conduct 02/24/2003

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Year: 2002

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
02-06 Superseded by SGM 04-02; which has been superseded by SGM 06-03on 05/12/2006 Political Activities 10/07/2002
02-05 Superseded by SGM 03-03 which was superseded by SGM 05-03; which has been superseded by SGM 06-02 on 02/07/2006 Whistleblower Protection 10/07/2002
02-04 Superseded by Circular 06-03 on 04/28/2006 Protecting IHS Employees & the Public From Exposure to Tobacco Smoke in the Federal Workplace & in US Gov't Vehicles 08/26/2002
02-03 Travel Management Controls/Meeting Requests 10/18/2002
02-02 Reimbursable HQ Sponsored, Administered, or Directed Activities, Initiatives, Workgroups, Councils, etc. 06/18/2002
02-01 Voice Mail Use 02/12/2002

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Year: 2001

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
01-01 Discontinuing Eyeglasses Program for VDT Users 04/06/2001

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Year: 2000

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
00-03 Discontinuing Reimbursements for Business Card Purchases 12/08/2000
00-02 Special General Memorandum Regarding Pharmacy Under the Indian Self-Determination Act Contracts and Compacts Programs 10/31/2000
00-01 Telephone Answering Machine Use 04/13/00

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Year: 1999

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
99-03 Superseded by IHS Circular 16-07 on 09/07/2016 Unlawful Removal and Destruction of Official Indian health Service Records 04/20/1999
99-02 Official Use of Government-Issued Cellular Telephones 05/04/1999
99-01 Superseded by SGM 02-01 on 02/12/2002 Voice Mail Use 04/06/1999

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Year: 1998

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
98-01 Executive order 13039, "Supporting Families" Collecting Delinquent Child Support Obligations 08/25/1998

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Year: 1997

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
97-01 Superseded by IHM Part 6 Chapter 4 on 05/04/2009 New Federally Recognized/Restored Policy 12/04/1997

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Year: 1996

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
96-02 Designation of Pharmacists as Primary Care Providers 10/18/1996
96-01 Current Restrictions on Use of Indian Health Service Funds for Abortions 08/12/96

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Year: 1995

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
95-05 Funding Tribal Injury Prevention Projects 07/10/1995
95-04 Workplace Violence 06/01/95
95-03 Delegation of Personnel Management Authorities for the Indian Health Service Area Personnel Offices 05/11/1995
95-02 Assignment of Special General Memorandum Number to Memorandum dated April 19, 1995, Subject : Policy Decisions for Self-Governance/Self-Determination Demonstration Project Negotiations 04/19/1995
95-01 Policy on Recruitment Retention and Promotion of Persons with Disabilities 03/15/1995

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Year: 1994

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
94-09 Superseded by Circular 95-02, which was superseded by 95-13; which was superseded by IHM Part 5 Chapter 5 on 06/13/1996 Personal Services Contracting 02/10/1994
94-08 Statement of Policy for the Traditional Cultural Advocacy Program 10/31/1994
94-07 Purchasing Filing Equipment-Optical Disk Systems 09/09/1994
94-06 Procedure for Sending Fetal Monitoring Strips to Federal Records Centers 08/12/1994
94-05 Purchase of Second licenses for physicians and Other Health Professionals 09/09/1994
94-04 HHS Policy on Processing Complaints of Harassment 05/23/1994
94-03 IHS EEO Policy Citation 05/05/1994
94-02 Documents No Longer Requiring Clearance by the DHO 04/29/1994
94-01 Small Purchase Requests and Travel Orders 03/09/1994

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Year: 1993

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
93-03 Superseded by IHM Part 5 Chapter 15 on 01/15/2016 Storage of Inactive Health Service Records 12/23/1993
93-02 Superseded by IHM Part 5 Chapter 20 on 01/22/2001 Indian health Service Policy - Placement of Indian Health Service Scholarship Recipients Under Public Law 94-437, Title 1, Section 104 10/22/1993
93-01 Superseded by SGM 01-01 on 04/206/2001 Eyeglasses program for Video Display Terminal Users Who Wear Special Application Eyeglasses 03/12/1993

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Year: 1992

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
92-04 Organ Transplant Registry 12/15/1992
92-03 Making Government Documents and Audiovisual Materials Available in Assessable Formats 11/19/1992
92-02 Superseded by SGM 95-01 on 03/15/1995 Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the IHS 03/15/1995

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Year: 1991

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
91-03 Superseded by SGM 01-01 on 04/206/2001 Eyeglass Program for Video Display Terminal Users Who Wear Bifocal Lenses - Correction Memo 04/06/2001
91-02 Children in the Workplace 04/04/1991
91-01 Superseded by IHM Part 5 Chapter 8 10/08/1998 ATM Cash Advance Policy 04/20/1991

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Year: 1990

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
90-03 Issuances of IHS Policy and Procedures 09/18/1990
90-02 IHS Policy : Prohibition Against Using Appropriated Funds by Employees for Lobbying to Influence Congressional Legislation 02/08/1990
90-01 Superseded by IHM Part 5 Chapter 8 10/08/1998 SGM regarding: "Policy Governing Issuance of Limited Open Travel Authorizations" 01/08/98

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Year: 1989

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
89-04 Procedures for Requesting and Obtaining Approval of Leave 08/25/1989
89-03 Superseded by IHM Part 3 Chapter 28 on 01/29/2009 Use of Certification as a Selective Factor for Physicians Assistants 01/21/2009
89-02 Operating Procedure for Review and Processing of Travel Vouchers 07/10/89
89-01 Certifying Officers Roles and Responsibilities 05/03/1989

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Year: 1987

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
87-06 Rescinded by SGM 06-09 on 12/08/2006 IHS AIDS Policy 04/07/1987
87-05 Rescinded by SGM 06-09 on 12/08/2006 AIDS in Native Americans 04/07/1987
87-04 Safety Belt Use Requirements 04/01/1987

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Year: 1986

DOC NUMBER SUBJECT DATE
86-13 Experimental Medical Procedures Not Within IHS Medical Priorities 09/05/1986
86-12 Delegation of Authority: Indian health Scholarship Program, Section 338G of the Public Health Service Act 09/02/1986
86-11 Three Party Agreement on Indian Access to Health Programs 05/02/1986
86-04 Policy Memo - Patient Care Data Reporting Requirements for Tribal Contractors 11/06/1985
86-02 Compliance with Rules and Policy Governing Contract Health Services 10/08/1985
86-01 Superseded by Circular 15-01 on 01/06/2016 Special General Memorandum 01/06/2016

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