Contract Health Service Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 25 USCS § 1603 (5) [Title 25. Indians; Chapter 18. Indian Health Care; General Provisions], the term contract health service means “any health service that is--

(A) delivered based on a referral by, or at the expense of, an Indian health program; and

(B) provided by a public or private medical provider or hospital that is not a provider or hospital of the Indian health program.”