Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

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.