Transmittal Notice 19-04
The purpose of this Transmittal Notice (TN) is to transmit a copy of the new Part 3, Chapter 36, "Child Maltreatment," Indian Health Manual (IHM). The purpose of this chapter is to establish clinical care guidelines for patients under the age of 18 presenting for services at Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals, youth regional treatment centers, health centers, and health stations (hereafter referred to as facilities) for the identification, evaluation, and management of suspected child maltreatment.
/Michael D. Weahkee/
RADM Michael D. Weahkee, MBA, MHSA
Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service
Principal Deputy Director
Indian Health Service
Part 3, Chapter 36, "Child Maltreatment," IHM.
Insert the attached copy of new Part 3, Chapter 36, "Child Maltreatment," IHM, including the chapter Table of Contents, in its place.
Log and file this TN in sequential order.