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Special Announcements list Starts Here.
On February 17, 2009 all full-power broadcast television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting on analog airwaves and begin broadcasting only in digital. Please visit the following web sites for important information regarding the transition to digital television.

Item 2  Indian Health Summit - July 7-9, 2009
Item 2  Indian Health Information Management Conference, December 15-19, Phoenix, AZ
Item 2  Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Personnel
Item 2  Quality of Care
Item 2 Contract Health Services Website
Item 2 Robert G. McSwain Confirmed as Director of the Indian Health Service

IHS Resources list Starts Here.
Item 1 Emergency Preparedness
Item 3 Job Vacancies Database
Item 4 UpToDate Online
Item 5 Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Item 6 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Key I H S Links Start Here.
Item 1 IHS/HHS WebMail
Item 2 Frequently Asked Questions
Item 3 Find An IHS Employee
Item 4 IHS Calendar
Item 5 IHS List Serv
Item 6 My IHS Portal
Item 8 Information Security Awareness
Item 9 Grants.govKey I H S Links End Here.

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Indian Health Service (HQ)
The Reyes Building
801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
Rockville, MD 20852-1627

Telephone Contacts

Item 1 Division of Regulatory and Legal Affairs (DRLA)
Use this site to access IHS regulations and to research and/or request opinions from the Index of Compendium of Legal Opinions.

Item 2 Emergency Services
This office promotes, advocates, and coordinates support for American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Emergency Services programs and concerns at the local, state, and national level.

Item 3 Equal Employment Opportunity [EEO]
Information about the Indian Health Service Equal Employment Opportunity policies, contacts, programs, activities, and efforts.

Item 4 Freedom of Information Act [FOIA]
Provides you with the basic information you need to submit a request under the Freedom of Information Act, for records held by the Indian Health Service.

Item 5 Indian Health Manual [IHM]
Permanent policies, procedures, and operating standards unique to the IHS administrative and program operations. In addition to the IHM chapters, the IHS Circular format is used to issue temporary IHS operating policy. Special General Memoranda (SGM) are used to interpret or reiterate existing IHS policy that requires special attention by IHS employees.

Item 6 Legislative Affairs
Provides access to legislative reports and materials prepared by the IHS Congressional and Legislative Affairs Office.
  - Indian Health Care Improvement Act: Information on the comprehensive consultative process leading up to the Reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.

Section Highlights

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    of 1996 [H I P A A]

  • Calendar
  • I H S Web Developer Community
  • Glossary / Acronyms
  • I H S Links and Documents
    Highlighted Links End here.

  • Item 7 National Director's Awards Web Site
    The Director recognizes individuals or groups of employees whose special efforts and contributions, beyond regular duty requirements, have resulted in significant benefits to the programs or customers of Indian Health Service (IHS) and fulfillment of the IHS mission.

    Item 8 Privacy Act
    A basic resource for Privacy Act information, guidelines, and procedures.

    Item 9 Travel Event Requests
    Travel Event Requests must be submitted for all group travel involving twenty or more IHS federal employees. The Travel Event Request System web site provides an on-line submission process to account for costs, clarification of the routing of requests, and definitions and instructions.

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