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Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required to review and consider any information about the applicant that is in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  before making any award in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold (currently $150,000) over the period of performance. An applicant may review and comment on any information about itself that a federal awarding agency previously entered.45 IHS will consider any comments by the applicant, in addition to other information in FAPIIS Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  in making a judgment about the applicant's integrity, business ethics, and record of performance under federal awards when completing the review of risk posed by applicants as described in 45 C.F.R. 75.205.

As required by 45 C.F.R. part 75 Apendix XII of the Uniform Guidance, non-federal entities (NFEs) are required to disclose in FAPIIS any information about criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings, and/or affirm that there is no new information to provide. This applies to NFEs that receive federal awards (currently active grants, cooperative agreements, and procurement contracts) greater than $10,000,000 for any period of time during the period of performance of an award/project.

Mandatory Disclosure Requirements

As required by 2 C.F.R. part 200 of the Uniform Guidance, and the HHS implementing regulations at 45 C.F.R. part 75, effective January 1, 2016, the IHS must require a non-federal entity or an applicant for a federal award to disclose, in a timely manner, in writing to the IHS or pass-through entity all violations of federal criminal law involving fraud, bribery, or gratuity violations potentially affecting the federal award.

Submission is required for all applicants and recipients, in writing, to the IHS and to the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) all information related to violations of federal criminal law involving fraud, bribery, or gratuity violations potentially affecting the federal award. 45 C.F.R. 75.113

Disclosures must be sent in writing to:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
Division of Grants Management
ATTN: Robert Tarwater, Director
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 09E70
Rockville, Maryland 20857

(Include "Mandatory Grant Disclosures" in subject line)

Ofc: (301) 443-5204
Fax: (301) 594-0899
Email: Robert Tarwater

AND

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Inspector General
ATTN: Mandatory Grant Disclosures, Intake Coordinator
330 Independence Avenue, SW, Cohen Building
Room 5527
Washington, DC 20201

URL: OIG Report Fraud Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

(Include "Mandatory Grant Disclosures" in subject line)

Fax: (202) 205-0604 (Include "Mandatory Grant Disclosures" in subject line) or
Email: Mandatory Grantee Disclosures

Failure to make required dsiclosures can result in any of the remedies described in 45 C.F.R. 75.371 Remedies for noncompliance, including suspension or debarment (See 2 C.F.R. parts 180 & 376 and 31 U.S.C. 3321).