As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
National Healthcare Quality Week
National Health Care Quality Week brings greater recognition for the healthcare quality profession and the contributions and impact these professionals make at the Indian Health Service. The mission of the Indian Health Service is to raise the physical, mental and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives throughout the continental United States and Alaska.