Transmittal Notice 16-03
The purpose of this Transmittal Notice (TN) is to transmit a copy of the Part 5, Chapter 31, "Mail Management," Indian Health Manual (IHM). This chapter establishes the Indian Health Service (IHS) Mail Management Program policy and procedures that are designed to mitigate the risk of fraud, waste, and mismanagement of assets, resources, and funds. All IHS mailing activities will be examined to maximize mailing costs economics. The IHS will continue to ensure that mail costs are identified at the program level, with an emphasis placed on the accountability for postage expenditures. Each mail facility will have a written security plan for mail operations in place and provide a safe work environment free from all recognized hazards.
Principal Deputy Director
Indian Health Service
Part 5, Chapter 31, "Mail Management," IHM
Insert the attached copy of Part 5, Chapter 31, "Mail Management," IHM, including the chapter Table of Contents, in its place after Part 5, Chapter 30, IHM. Log and file this TN in sequential order.
Date: March 21, 2016