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     Indian Health Manual

Transmittal Notice 70-04

TN 70-04
04/27/70

BACKGROUND

This transmittal forwards a new Chapter 2, Part 4, Medical Facilities and Patient Management, of the Indian Health Manual.  The Section on the Utilization Review Committee is new, resulting from changes made by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.  The rest of the chapter is a combination of the original chapter, two IHS Circulars and one Operating Memorandum.  There are no significant changes in the circulars and memorandum.


/Emery A. Johnson, M.D./
Emery A. Johnson, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service

MATERIAL TRANSMITTED

New Chapter 2, Part 4, Pages 1 thru 10.
Table of Contents.
Exhibit 4-2.10A, Patient's Property Record.


MATERIAL SUPERSEDED

Material forwarded with TN No. 69.9 and TN No. 66 in Chapter 2, Part 4.
DIH Operating Memorandum No. 57-20 dated 9/20/56.
DIH Circular No. 61-9, dated 5/22/61.
DIH Circular No. 66-2, dated 2/4/66.
Table of Contents TN No. 69.9 dated 6/23/69.


MANUAL MAINTENANCE

Remove pages 1 thru 4 of Chapter 2, Part 4, and file the attached material in its place.

Remove and destroy DIH Operating Memorandum No. 61-9 and 66-2.


Distribution:  P-ABCDG under d and B, C under d
Date:  April 27, 1970
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