Transmittal Notice 92-02
This issuance will add and Appendix to the Indian Health Manual Part 3, Chapter 13, titled "Maternal and Child Health." The purpose of this issuance is to give specific attention to standards, procedures, and responsibilities in the provision of obstetrical services in the Indian Health Service.
Everett R. Rhoades, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service
Indian Health Manual, Part 3, Chapter 13, Section 2, Appendix 3-13-A, "Obstetrical Services."
No material will be superseded by the issuance of this Appendix.
Also the Division of Indian Health Circular No. 64-7 (Revised) dated March 30, 1966, Subject: "Examination for Rape," was previously incorporated into the Indian Health Manual, Part 3, Chapter 13, Section 8, "Sexual Abuse," which sets forth the current IHS policy on sexual abuse, and is hereby superseded and should be removed from the current IHS Circulars.
Please add the attached Appendix 3-13-A, to the end of the Part 3, Chapter 13, of the Indian Health Manual. This Appendix will be filed behind the Exhibits which are currently in the Chapter. This Appendix should also be added to the Table of Contents for Part 3, Chapter 13, "Maternal and Child Health."
Distribution: PSD 557 (Indian Health Mailing Key)
Date: March 20, 1992