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Transmittal Notice 06-05

TN 06-05


The purpose of this Transmittal Notice is to forward a copy of the revised Delegation of Authority (DOA), ?Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973, (Public Law 93-222).?  This DOA delegates the authority under 42 United States Code, Section 2001(b), to the Deputy Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), and the Deputy Director for Management Operations; Area Directors; Area Deputy Directors; Chief Executive Officers; the Director, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships; and the Director Division of Contract Care, with the consent of the Indian people served, to contract with private or other non-Federal health agencies or organizations for the provisions of health services to such people on a fee-for-service basis or on a prepayment or other similar basis.

/Charles W. Grim, D.D.S./
Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service


IHS Program #3 DOA, ?Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973 (Public Law 93-222).?


IHS Program #3 DOA, ?Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973 (Public Law 93-222),? dated November 23,1988.


Remove and discard the current copies of Program #3 DOA, dated November 23,1988 (Manual Exhibit 1-5.1H, dated June 26, 1989, TN 89.3) from your manual system binders.  Insert the attached copy of the revised DOA, Program #3, TN 2006-05 in its place.

Log and file this Transmittal Notice in sequential order.

Distribution:  Indian Health Service-wide
Date:  Feb. 24, 2006