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The Indian Health Service has held a series of Roundtable Conferences on topics of significance to the policy and planning in the IHS. The IHS has used Roundtable Conferences as a means to retrieve information and consensus from leaders and experts in a particular field. This Roundtable focuses on Capital Financing under the National Health Act. This document contains information in the following sections: 1) health care reform and Indian Health Service; and 2) overview of Health Care Security Act; 3) capital cost of development of qualified community health plans and practice networks; 4) Division of Facilities Planning and Construction information sheet; and 5) list of invited participants. This Briefing Book is provided to Roundtable participants to aid in their preparation for and reference during the conference. A final report will be issued by the Indian Health Service that will include the consensus statements developed by participants on capital financing and health care reform.

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Indian Health Service, Staff Office of Planning, Evaluation and Research, Rockville, MD 20857.