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Transmittal Notice 95-18

TN 95-18


This transmittal forwards the revised Indian Health Manual, Part 5, Chapter 16, titled "Management Control Systems."  This Chapter revises the Indian Health Service (IHS) policies and procedures for IHS managers at Headquarters and Area Offices to establish, maintain, evaluate, improve, and report on management controls in administrative and IHS-specific program functions, pursuant to the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA).  This Chapter incorporates the requirements of the revised Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123, "Management Accountability and Control," and places greater emphasis on program outcomes instead of program processes, and on the responsibility and accountability of program managers.

/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 16, "Management Control Systems," Pages 1 through 22; Exhibits 5-16-A through 5-16-G; and the Table of Contents.


Part 5, Chapter 16, "Management Control Systems," Transmittal Notice 93-5, Dated February 26, 1993, in its entirety.


Please file Chapter 16, "Management Control Systems," in Part 5 behind Chapter 15, "Records Management."  Log in and file the Transmittal Notice in sequence.

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)
Date:  December 29, 1995