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Transmittal Notice 16-20

TN 16-20


The purpose of this Transmittal Notice (TN) is to transmit a copy of the new Part 6, Chapter 3, "Contract Support Costs," Indian Health Manual (IHM).  This chapter of the IHM provides guidance to both Tribal and Agency personnel in the preparation, negotiation, determination, payment, and reconciliation of contract support costs (CSC) funding in support of new, expanded, and/or ongoing Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended, codified at 25 United States Code Section (§) 5301 et seq., contracts and compacts.  The chapter provides instructional guidance on the following:

1.  determination of amounts of pre-award, startup, direct, and indirect CSC funding;
2.  payment of CSC funding to awardees;
3.  reconciliation of CSC payments to awardees; and
4.  reporting by IHS to all Tribes and to Congress.

/Mary Smith/
Mary Smith
Principal Deputy Director
Indian Health Service


Part 6, Chapter 3, "Contract Support Costs," IHM


Indian Health Manual 6-1, TN 07-5, dated April 06, 2007


Remove the current copy of 6-1, "Contract Support Costs," and discard.  Insert the attached copy of 6-3, "Contract Support Costs," IHM, including the chapter Table of Contents, in its place after 6-2, IHM.  Log and file this TN in sequential order.

Distribution:  IHS-wide
Date:  10/26/2016