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317:30-5-1085. General provisions

Revised 7-25-08

(a) Indian Health Services (IHS) provide health care to Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) eligible American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN).  The IHS is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services that administers a system of hospitals and Indian health outpatient services.  Urban Indian Clinics are considered facilities of the IHS.  Under the Indian Self-Determination Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, Tribes may also provide health care to CDIB eligible AI/ANs.

(b) The rules at OAC 317:30-3 apply to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian facilities.  Additionally, unless otherwise stated, all other SoonerCare rules apply to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian facilities.

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