CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
DEPARTMENTAL SERIES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 138

Box 139: Health, Education and Welfare (1976)

F 1: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Education: P.L. 815; P.L. 874; Impact Aid.

a. Correspondence:  re:  delay in P. L. 874 funds; P.L. funding; P.L. 874 payment to Bowlegs; Impact Aid; P.L. 815 or P.L. 874 assistance for Pocola in reconstruction of school building; P.L. 874 payments for Mill Creek, Fillmore and Connerville.

b. Report:  National School Boards Association:  "Summary of Major Local School Board Legislative Concerns in the Second Session of the 94th Congress" (January 16, 1976).  7 pages.

F 2: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Education: Student Loan Program.

a. Correspondence:  re:  loans made under HEW Guaranteed Student Loan Program; Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program.

b. Form:  HEW Department:  "1976-1977 Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program Application."

c. Leaflet:  Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education:  "Guaranteed Student Loan Program."

F 3: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Education: Upward Bound.

Correspondence:  re:  need for implementation of Upward Bound regulations; Upward Bound program. Correspondents include:  Carl D. Perkins (KY).

F 4: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Education: Veterans.

a. Correspondence:  fear that Veterans' component will be added to Upward Bound.

b. Memo:  re:  Veterans' Cost-of-Instruction Program.

c. Federal Register:  HEW Department:  "Higher Education - disadvantaged Youths" (May 14, 1976).

F 5: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Education: Vo-Tech.

Correspondence:  re:  Proposed rules governing various

F 6: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Emergency Medical Services:  Chickasaw Nation.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Chickasaw proposal for feasibility study of emergency medical services program.

b. Report:  Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma:  "A Proposal for a Study to Determine the Feasibility of Establishing an Emergency Medical Service for Indians in the Chickasaw Nation Area" (1976).  32 pages.

F 7: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Emergency Medical Services:  Oklahoma:  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence:  re:  efforts to establish on emergency medical service for Oklahoma; funding proposals for Oklahoma's emergency medical service. Correspondents include David Matthews.

b. Copies of clippings:  re:  Southeast Area Medics (SAM).

F 8: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Emergency Medical Services:  Southeast Oklahoma Plan.

Application:  Southeast Area Medics:  "Second Year Grant Application under P.L. 93-154, Section 1208" (1976).

F 9: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Emergency Medical Services:  Southwest Oklahoma Plan.

Application:  OEMSS - II:  "Southwest Oklahoma Emergency Medical Service System - Competing Grant Application" (1976).

F 10: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Food and Drug Administration.

a. Correspondence:  re:  removal of cataracts; proposed banning of furazolidone for veterinary use; experimental coronary drug Chrondroitin-4-Sulfate.

b. Report:  FDA:  "Over-the-Counter Products to be Reviewed" (November 1975).  26 pages.

c. Report:  FDA:  "Background Information on the Use of Diethylstilbestrol (DES) in Cattle and Sheep" (January 9, 1976).  27 pages.

F 11: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). General.

Correspondence:  re:  discrimination against small towns; change in address of Dallas Regional HEW office; forum to be held on Foster Care and Adoption related issues; HEW Task Force on Citizen Participation.

F 12: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Head Start.

a. Correspondence:  re:  proposed training and technical assistance for Head Start programs by Oklahoma and Oklahoma State Universities; special needs program of Head Start office; changes in Head Start guidelines that will reduce number of participants; family income guidelines for Head Start; need for building for Clayton Head Start program .

b. Two grant notifications.

F 13: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Health (General).

a. Correspondence:  re:  Family Health Care Services, Inc. of Lawton; summaries relating to AMA and health legislation; medical malpractice insurance; information on National Commission on Diabetes.

b. Newsletter:  Oklahoma Council for Health Careers:  "Available Health Personnel" (October 1975).

F 14: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Hospitals.

a. Correspondence:  re:  ground-breaking ceremony for McAlester Regional Hospital; Bryan Memorial Hospital project in Durant; proposed standards for personnel in clinical laboratories; McCurtain Memorial Hospital's case with Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Oklahoma. Correspondents include:  David Matthews.

F 15: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  Appropriations.

a. Correspondence:  re:  rescission and deferral and rescission request for establishment of new Indian health clinics. Correspondents include:  Sidney Yates (IL).

b. Speech:  President Ford:  "Recission and Deferrals" (January 26, 1976).  53 pages.

F 16: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  General.

Correspondence:  re:  Public Health Program for Native Americans conducted by University of Oklahoma; septic problems in Chickasaw Housing Authority; relationship between Indian tribes and Federal government; nurse positions at Fort Defiance Indian Hospital, Arizona; Indian Health Service nurses' workshops; eligibility requirements for health services at Indian hospitals.

F 17: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  Grants/Projects.

a. Correspondence:  re:  waterline extension of Atoka County Rural Water District #4; Ash Creek Water Project in Latimer County; Stringtown water system.

b. Grant and contract award announcements.

F 18: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  Hospitals.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Eufaula Field Clinic of Indian Health Service; problems with billing forms from Talihina Indian Hospital; complaints about Talihina Indian Hospital health care facilities for Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma; hospital for Shawnee tribe; staff situation at IHS facilities in Talihina and Broken Bow; additional funding for Oklahoma City Indian Urban Health project; Indian Health Service's contractual arrangement with Oklahoma Department of Public Health; delivery of health care to Indians. Correspondence:  re:  David L. Boren (OK); Lloyd Meeds (WA).

b. Report:  Indian Health Service:  "Indian Health Services and Facilities" 91976).  7 pages.

F 19: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  Hospitals:  Ada.

a. Correspondence:  re:  appropriations for construction of Ada Indian hospital.

b. Office notes:  re:  Ada hospital.

c. Booklet:  Indian Health Service:  "Carl Albert Indian Hospital" (1975).

F 20: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  Personnel.

Correspondence:  re:  Dr. David Kaplan's selection as new Deputy Area Director of Oklahoma City IHS office; care for widows at IHS hospitals.

F 21: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Health Service:  Pine Creek.

Correspondence:  re:  Pine Creek's need for rural water system.

F 22: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Indian Programs.

Two grant notifications for Indian programs.

F 23: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Medicare:  General.

Correspondence:  re:  Reductions in Medicare reimbursement; Medicare coverage; Medicare coverage in nursing homes; eligibility for Medicare; patient reimbursement under Medicare; revision in allowed medical fees. Correspondents include:  Al Ullman (OR); David Mathews.

F 24: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Medicare:  Peer Review.

a. Correspondence:  re:  establishment of Oklahoma Foundation for Peer Review to review Medicare and Medicaid; BQA Transmittal and Technical Assistance documents involving Professional Standards Review Organizations.

b. Newsletters:  Oklahoma foundation for Peer Review, Inc.:  "OFPR Review" (March 22, April 19, September 10, 1976).

F 25: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Medicare:  Small Hospitals.

Correspondence:  re:  Cost reimbursement program under Medicare for small hospitals. Correspondents include:  Wilbur D. Mills (AR) and Al Ullman (OR).

F 26: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Mental Health.

Correspondence:  re:  Composition of governing bodies of mental health institutions; need for funding of Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act; activities and services at Carl Albert Mental Health Center; proposed Parent-Child Development Center for Stroud; establishment of Mental Health Center in Ada. Correspondents include:  Daniel J. Flood (PA) and David Mathews.

F 27: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Mental Health:  Ardmore.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Carter County Guidance Clinic proposal for development of comprehensive mental health services program.

b. Application:  Ardmore Guidance Clinic:  "Application for Initial Operation Grant under Public Law 94-63 for Southern Oklahoma Human Services Program" (June 11, 1976).

F 28: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Nursing.

a. Correspondence:  re:  licensed practical nurses.

b. Report:  Health resources Administration:  "Notification of Fiscal Year 1976 Allotments to Schools Participating in the Nursing Student Loan Program and the Nursing Scholarship Program" (February, August, December 1976).

c. Office notes:  re:  Home nursing care program for Oklahoma.

d. Report:  Bureau of Health Manpower, Division of Nursing:  "Notification of Fiscal Year 1976 Allotments to Schools Participating in the Nursing Capitation Grant Program" (September 1976).

F 29: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Nursing Homes.

Correspondence:  re:  Ruth Wilson Hurley Manor; proposed HEW rules making nursing care difficult for many to obtain; Medicaid program for nursing home patients. Correspondents include:  David Mathews.

F 30: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Oklahoma Health Systems Agency.

a. Correspondence:  re:  plan for Oklahoma Health Services Agency; Ad Hoc Health Systems Agency Task Force's alternative Health systems planning proposal; funding for health planning activities; OHSA grant application; first cycle funding for health planning agency of Oklahoma.

b. Report:  Ad Hoc Health Systems Agency Task Force:  "Health Systems Agency of Oklahoma Rough Draft Application Elements" (1976).

F 31: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Oklahoma Health Systems Agency:  Booklet.

Application:  Sooner Health Congress:  "Application for Conditional Designation and Funding of the Health Systems Agency of Oklahoma" (January 19, 1976).

F 32: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Personnel.

Correspondence:  re:  Mark Borjnsky's alleged violation of HEW regulations; recommendation of Dr. Otho Whiteneck, Sr. for appointment to National Council on Health Planning and Development; need for osteopathic profession to be represented on National Professional Standards Review Council. Correspondents include:  David Mathews.

F 33: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Prescription Drugs.

Correspondence:  re:  government regulation of pharmacy; implementation of MAC/EAC proposal. Correspondents include:  David Mathews.

F 34: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Public Health Service.

a. Correspondence:  re:  possible waiving of citizenship requirement for appointment in Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service; PHS' Center for Disease Control in Atlanta; funds to assist Healdton Hospital; immunization program.

b. Report:  Public Health Service:  "Notification of Fiscal Year 1976 Allotments to Schools Participating in the Health Professions Student Loan and Scholarship Programs as Authorized Under the Public Health Service Act, as amended" (February and July 1976).

c. Booklet:  Public Health Service:  "Health in the United States" (1975).  60 pages.

F 35: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Public Health Service:  University of Oklahoma.

Correspondence:  re:  OU's proposal for Oklahoma Specialized Cancer Center Support.

F 36: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Refugees:  Vietnamese.

Correspondence:  re:  information wanted on number of Vietnamese refugees in United States and Oklahoma; financial assistance for Vietnamese refugees.

F 37: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Social Security.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Martha McSteen's promotion to Regional Commissioner; regulations for reimbursement of health benefits.

b. Office note:  re:  need for administrative law judge in McAlester.

c. Information Packet:  White House Press Secretary:  "The President's Message on Older Americans" (February 9, 1976).

d. Report:  SSA:  "Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled - Summary of State Payment Levels, State Supplementation, and Medicaid Decisions" (February 20 and revised August 9, 1976).

e. Information Packet:  SSA:  "Monthly Cash Benefits Paid to Oklahoma Residents" (May 1976).

f. Information Packet:  SSA:  "Total Cash Benefits Paid During Year to Oklahoma" (June 1973).  Cover letter signed by Caspar Weinberger.

F 38: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Social Security:  Oklahoma.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Direct deposit of social security checks; Durant SSA office service area; medical malpractice insurance; social security programs for blind and disabled; possible increase in benefits; widows' benefits; complaints about Duncan social security office; delivery dates of social security checks. Correspondents include:  Paul G. Rogers (FL) and Dan Rostenkowski (IL).

b. Office notes:  re:  approved social security and black lung cases.

F 39: Health, Education and Welfare, Department of (1976). Social Security:  Poteau Office.

Correspondence:  re:  new SSA Branch office in Poteau; proposal for full-time SSA office in Poteau. Correspondents include:  James E. Hamilton (OK).

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