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2003 Letters

December 10, 2003

Upcoming Plans to Export All RPMS, Patient Registration, and Patient Care Component Data to the New National Data Warehouse. [PDF - 65 KB]
Announcement of New Cut-Off Date for Fiscal Year 2004 User Population Timeline [PDF - 59 KB]

November 6, 2003

The Formation of the New Tribal Planning Committee [PDF - 58 KB]

November 5, 2003

The First Annual National Native American Health and Fitness Day [PDF - 82 KB]

October 16, 2003

Appointment of Vincent Berkley, M.D. as the Acting Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service Headquarters. [PDF - 52 KB]

September 9, 2003

Announcing an Indian Health Service Initiative to Address the Tragedy of Suicide in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. [PDF - 92 KB]

August 28, 2003

The Director's Decisions for Allocating the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Funds - FY 2004 [PDF - 82 KB]

August 8, 2003

Announcement of the Final Copy of "Transitions 2002: A Business Plan" [PDF - 76 KB]

August 1, 2003

Dr. Grim's Confirmation Thank You Letter [PDF - 69 KB]

May 13, 2003

Two Tribal Issues Addressed Regarding The Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act of 1996 [PDF - 60 KB]

May 12, 2003

Announcement of the Availability of Fiscal Year 2003 Funds for a Cooperative Agreement Program to Implement the Secretary Of HHS' Prevention Initiative For Americans Entitled Steps To A HealthierUS (STEPS) [PDF - 70 KB]
Invitation to Attend a National Meeting "Building Partnerships to Meet Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Challenges In American Indian and Alaska Native Communities," June 25-26, 2003, in San Diego, California [PDF - 68 KB]

April 21, 2003

Update on the Consolidation of Human Resources Offices in the Department of Health and Human Services [PDF - 96 KB]

April 10, 2003

Decisions Implemented on March 28 for the Distribution of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Funds, Contract Health Service Funds, and Indian Health Care Improvement Act Funds [PDF - 60 KB]

March 4, 2003

Training on Newly Developed Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule [PDF - 111 KB]

February 27, 2003

The Proposed Establishment of an Organization to be Known as the Indian Health Service Foundation [PDF - 62 KB]

February 21, 2003

Proposed Modifications to the Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor Contract [PDF - 64 KB]
Proposed Newly Recognized Tribes Policy [PDF - 64 KB]