Indian Health Service: Information on Third-Party Collections and Processes to Procure Supplies and Services
Reviews the Indian Health Service (IHS) oversight of collections received from third-party payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance for care provided to patients. Examines recent trends in third-party collections; describes IHS's processes to procure medical supplies,
pharmaceuticals, and health care services; and discusses the extent to which IHS has entered into procurement contracts under the Buy Indian Act.
Government Accountability Office
American Indian or Alaska Native · Healthcare business and finance · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models