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Regulations and Records Access

The Regulation and Records Access Staff manages the IHS' overall regulations program and responsibilities, including determining the need for and developing plans for changes in existing regulations.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Serving as the IHS liaison with the Office of the Federal Register on matters relating to the submission and clearance of documents for publication in the Federal Register;
  • assuring proper agency clearance and processing of Federal Register documents;
  • informing management and program officials of regulatory activities of other Federal agencies;
  • managing the IHS review of non-IHS regulatory documents that impact the delivery of health services to Indians.

The Regulations and Records Access Team maintains current editions of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and current Federal Register (FR) notices. These documents are located in Suite 450 of the Twinbrook Building.

If you have questions or need copies of IHS regulations or Federal Register notices Please contact:

Emmalani H. Longenecker (Diné)
Regulations Analyst
Division of Regulatory Affairs
Office of Management Services
Indian Health Service, Headquarters
5600 Fishers Lane; Mail Stop 09E25D
Rockville, MD 20857
Tel. (301) 443-1116

For your convenience, you can download the following IHS regulations and template for Federal Register notices:

For all other Federal regulations, use the following link: Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving 

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)

A notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is a public notice issued by law when one of the independent agencies of the United States government wishes to add, remove, or change a rule or regulation as part of the rulemaking process.

Medicare-Like Rate Amendment

Note: Signed copies are available upon request.