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Purchased/Referred Care (PRC)

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Welcome to the Indian Health Services (IHS), Purchased/Referred Care (PRC) website. This website was created to provide information to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) patients on the PRC program requirements for medical/dental care.

Medical/dental care provided at an IHS or tribal health care facility is called Direct Care. The PRC Program is for medical/dental care provided away from an IHS or tribal health care facility. PRC is not an entitlement program and an IHS referral does not imply the care will be paid. If IHS is requested to pay, then a patient must meet the residency requirements, notification requirements, medical priority, and use of alternate resources.