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
In support of the President's budget request, when the President submits the Executive Branch Budget to Congress each year, the Executive agencies submit a document called the Congressional Justification. This document "justifies" the request by the President by explaining the mission of the agency, outlining the goals and objectives of the coming fiscal year, and provides comparative data for the previous, current, and proposed budget.
The Online Performance Appendix is one of several documents that fulfill the Department of Health and Human Services’ performance planning and reporting requirements. It provides performance measures and summarized program results information that is more detailed for all HHS measures.