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Transmittal Notice 00-03

TN 00-03


This is to transmit a copy of the revised Indian Health Manual (IHM), Part 3, Chapter 9, "Eye Care Program."  This chapter revises policies and procedures, staffing responsibilities, priorities of care, services provided, and sets general standards of operation for the Indian Health Service (IHS) Eye Care Program.  This chapter is a guide and not a substitute for communication with local eye care providers, Area eye care consultants, or the IHS Eye Care Coordination Committee.

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


The revised IHM 3-9, including the Table of Contents, and Manual Exhibits 3-9-A through 3-9-G.


The IHM 3-9 and the Table of Contents, dated 08/23/88.


Remove and discard the current copies of IHM 3-9 (TN 88-04) from your manual system binders.  Insert the attached copy of the revised IHM 3-9, including the chapter Table of Contents and Manual Exhibits 3-9-A through 3-9-G, in its place.

Log and file this TN in sequential order.

Distribution:  Indian Health Service
Date:  September 08, 2000