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Accountability Office Says IHS Program Flawed

By | September 29, 2011 - 5:43 pm

Most facilities funded by the Indian Health Service can’t afford to have specialists on staff in areas such as heart disease or intensive care for newborns. IHS provides funding so they can contract with private care providers for those services, but a Government Accountability Office report says the program is flawed. But a federal administrator says IHS has many strengths overall.

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