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Transmittal Notice 71-03

TN 71-03


This transmittal forwards revised Part 2 of Chapter 1, Part 2, of the Indian Health Manual.  The material is noted by a vertical line in the margin.

The revision recommended by the Area Directors through the PAC assigns the responsibility of authorizing or denying contract health care services for Indians of one Area seeking services in another, to the Area in which services are rendered.  The revision also provides that the same policy as applied to Indians within the Area is applied to Indians from another Area.

/Emery A. Johnson, M.D./
Emery A. Johnson, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service


Pages 1, 2, 3, and 4, Chapter 1, Part 2.


Page 2, Chapter 1, Part 2, transmitted under TN No. 70.9, dated 11/23/70.


Remove superseded page and file attached material in its place.

Distribution:  HSM 102 thru 108; HSM 111 thru 118 - Tab - d
Date:  June 7, 1971