As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
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Whether a health care provider is covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act is a complex matter. We urge you to consult your U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regional general counsel or your Tribal attorney.
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