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Selected Resources

Risk Management and Medical Liability

A Manual for Indian Health Service and Tribal Health Care Professionals
(Second Edition)

Section Eighteen: Selected Resources

IHS Headquarters - Clinical Issues

  • Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, Indian Health Service Headquarters, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, Tel: (301) 443-3644
IHS Risk Management/Tort Claims
  • IHS Risk Management Program Office, Albuquerque Indian Health Center, 801 Vassar Drive, Albuquerque, NM 87106; Tel: (505) 248-4047
  • IHS Clinical Support Center, Two Renaissance Square, Suite 780, 40 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004; Tel: (602) 364-7742

Legal Counsel/Tort Claims

  • Claims Office, Office of General Counsel, 330 Independence Avenue SW, Cohen Building, Room 4256, Washington, DC 20201, (202) 205-5995
  • Chief, Claims and Employment Law Branch, Office of General Counsel, DHHS, Cohen Building, Room 4758, 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20201, Tel: (202) 619-2155
  • Medical Malpractice Claims, A Guide for PHS Health Professionals, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Public Health Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, 29/3948 (undated)

Clinical Guidelines

Freedom of Information Act

  • Freedom of Information Act Coordinator, Indian Health Service, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 443-6177

Medical Staff Issues/Credentialing and Privileging

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