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Transmittal Notice 00-04

TN 00-04


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 new legislation and of the revised Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123, "Management Accountability and Control."  These mandates provide a framework for self-assessment whereby management control evaluations can be integrated with other managerial efforts to meet the requirements of the FMFIA.

/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 15; Exhibits 5-16-A through 5-16-F; Part 5, Chapter 16 Table of Contents; and page iii of the IHM Table of Contents.


Part 5, Chapter 16, "Management Control Systems," Transmittal Notice 95-18, dated December 29, 1995, 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:  IHS-Wide
Date:  September 08, 2000