IHS Acting Director Provides CSC Update

    The Indian Health Service’s Acting Director, Robert McSwain, provided an agency update regarding Contract Support Costs (CSC) on May 22, 2015.  The letter provides an update on priority areas related to CSC, including 1) status of resolving past year claims for unpaid CSC; 2) fiscal years (FY) 2014 and 2015 CSC payment and reconciliation activities; 3) implementation of an Annual CSC calculation (ACC) Estimation Tool; 4) negotiation of direct CSC; 5) the FY 2016 President’s Budget proposal to make CSC a mandatory appropriation beginning in FY 2017; and 6) IHS CSC Workgroup activities.

    You can read the entire Dear Tribal Leader Letter here and find information provided to Self-Governance Tribes regarding many of these areas here.

    To read other communication from the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee about recent CSC changes, please click here.