Service Unit Law and Legal Definition

According to 25 USCS § 1603 [Title 25. Indians, Chapter 18. Indian Health Care, General Provisions] the term “Service unit” means--

"(1) an administrative entity within the Indian Health Service, or

(2) a tribe or tribal organization operating health care programs or facilities with funds from the Service under the Indian Self-Determination Act, through which services are provided, directly or by contract, to the eligible Indian population within a defined geographic area.”