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Dear Tribal Leader Letters from the IHS Principal Deputy Director: January 4 & 6 Updates

 

From: Coleman, Travis (IHS/CAL)
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:30 AM
Subject: Dear Tribal Leader Letters from the IHS Principal Deputy Director: Update on Community Health Aide and VA/IHS CMOP Interagency Agreement

Dear Tribal Leaders,

Please find attached (links below) two Dear Tribal Leader Letters (DTLL) from the Indian Health Service, Principal Deputy Director Mary Smith. 

January 4 DTLL:  The Principal Deputy Director writes to Tribal Leaders to provide an update to the June 1, 2016, letter which initiated a Tribal Consultation on the Indian Health Service draft policy statement on creating a national IHS Community Health Aide Program.  (PDF)  Enclosure: Report on the Tribal Consultation for the Indian Health Service Policy Statement on Creating a National Indian Health Service Community Health Aide Program. (PDF)

January 6 DTLL:  The Principal Deputy Director writes to Tribal Leaders to announce that the Indian Health Service (IHS) recently signed and Interagency Agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) authorizing the IHS to use the VA Veterans Health Administration's Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP). (PDF)  Enclosure:  VA and IHS CMOP Interagency Agreement (PDF)

 

Travis A. Coleman
Indian Health Service, California Area Office