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Transmittal Notice 97-08

TN 97-08


This transmittal forwards the attached Delegation of Authority (D/A) to Approve Physician Special Pay (PSP) (Personnel #46).  This authority was previously delegated to the Area Directors by the Director of Headquarters on October 4, 1995.  This authority is now being changed to include the authority to approve PSP for physicians who are fulfilling a service obligation related to a Federal medical scholarship program or to a loan repayment program.

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


Indian Health Manual (IHM), Part 1, Chapter 5 - Delegations of Authority memorandum to the Area Directors from the DHO, Subject: Delegation of Authority to Approve Physician Special Pay (Personnel #46).


This delegation of authority supersedes the Delegation of Authority memorandum, Subject:  Delegation of Authority to Approve Physician Special Pay (Personnel #46), from the DHO to the Area Directors, dated October 4, 1995.


File the attached memorandum in the master copy D/A Personnel Binder at Tab #46, and change the date in the Personnel Index to reflect date of attached memorandum to the Area Directors.  Log in and file this Transmittal Notice (TN) in sequence in the TN Section of the IHM.

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)
Date:  November 19, 1997