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IHS GAM Chapter 8-77


IHS Transmittal 96.01
General Administration Manual
Issue Date: 02/07/96

Material Transmitted

Indian Health Service (IHS) Chapter 8-77, Agency Agreements
Exhibit 8-77-A, Agency Agreement Format
Exhibit 8-77-B, Transmittal/Action, Memorandum Format

Material Superseded

IHS GAM Chapter 8-77, dated April 19, 1995: "Agency Agreements."
PHS GAM Chapter 8-77, dated October 15, 1993: "Agency Agreements" has been abolished.


The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) Supplemental Chapter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) General Administration Manual (GAM) is to incorporate the change regarding the dollar threshold of agreements that can be approved and-signed within the IHS.  This also abolishes any references to PHS GAM of this chapter, which no longer exists.  The IHS GAM provides guidance for preparing, obtaining clearances and filing agreements.  The Division of Management Policy, Office of Administration and Management, remains the office responsible for managing the IHS system of agency agreements.

Manual Maintenance

This Chapter and its exhibits should be filed behind the HHS GAM Chapter 8-77.

/Michael H. Trujillo/
Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)

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