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Transmittal Notice 68-07

TN No. 68-7


This transmittal forwards Part 3, Chapter 9, Ancillary Clinical Services, of the Division of Indian Health Manual.  This chapter sets forth the Division of Indian Health policy and procedures regarding Therapeutic Sterilization, Therapeutic Abortion, and Family Planning.

The two forms to be used in connection with these procedures are:

HSM-83, (formerly PHS-3808) "Consent for Therapeutic Sterilization, Procedures," and

HSM-84, "Consent for Therapeutic Abortion."

An initial supply of these forms will be forwarded from the usual production sources.  Future requests should be submitted in the regular manner.

/Signature for/
E.S. Rabeau, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Division of Indian Health


Part 3, Chapter 9, pages 1-7.
Table of Contents.


DIH Operating Memorandum No. 59-27, dated December 23, 1958.
DIH Circular No. 61-21, dated October 23, 1961.
DIH Circular No. 67-1, dated January 6, 1967.


Remove and destroy superseded material.  File new chapter in its proper sequence in the manual.

Distribution:  P-ABCDG under d and B, C under d
Date:  October 10, 1968