Transmittal Notice 96-14
This is to transmit Indian Health Manual (IHM), Part 1, Chapter 5, "Delegations of Authority." This new IHM Chapter establishes the Indian Health Service (IHS) Delegations of Authority indexes as exhibits in the IHM and reaffirms that the Department of Health and Human Services General Administrative Manual (GAM), Chapter 8-100, "Delegations of Authority," and the Indian Health Service (IHS) supplemental GAM chapter 8-101, "Responsibilities and Procedures for Delegating Authority," are the official sources of written guidance for IHS staff when developing IHS delegations of authority.
Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service
Part 1, Chapter 5, pages 1-3; Manual Exhibits 1-5-A, 1-5-B, 1-5-C and 1-5-D, and Table of Contents, IHM page i.
Table of Contents, IHM, Page i, October 24, 1996.
Replace Page i of the IHM Table of Contents with the new Page i provided with this Transmittal Notice (TN). File the new IHM Chapter 1-5 and Exhibits 1-5-A, 1-5-B, 1-5-C, and 1-5-D behind Tab 5-Delegations of Authority, in Part 1 of your IHM.
Log and file this TN in sequential order in the TN Section of the IHM.
Distribution: PSD 557 (Indian Health Mailing Key)
Date: November 22, 1996