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Transmittal Notice 94-15

TN 94-15


This issuance establishes Indian Health Manual (IHM), Part 5, Chapter 5, entitled "Acquisition Management."  This chapter sets forth the policy, objectives, and responsibilities relating to acquisition management within the Indian Health Service (IHS).  The IHM Part 5, Chapter 5, "Acquisition Management," consolidates over 75 previously issued policy statements, and reduces internal regulations within the IHS by 20 percent.

The issuance of these policies also removes the material weakness in the IHS procurement function.

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


Indian Health Manual, Part 5, Chapter 5, Acquisition Management Manual Exhibits (exhibits are included at the end of appropriate Sections) Table of Contents.


See Exhibit 5-5.2-A for superseded material; for reference purposes, a copy should be filed with Transmittal Notice 94-15.


Make a Tab entitled "Chapter 5, Acquisition Management," and file this chapter in the IHM Part 5 - Management Services.  File the Table of Contents in the appropriate section of the Table of Contents.

Record and file the transmittal notice number on the checklist in the Transmittal Notice book.

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)
Date:  October 6, 1994