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PUBLIC LAW 101-630 —NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4563 award a grant under this section for projects which meet the following criteria: "(A) There is a need for a new facility or the reorientation of an existing facility, "(B) A significant number of Indians, including those with low health status, will be served by the project. "(C) The project has the potential to address the health needs of Indians in an innovative manner. "(D) The project has the potential to deliver services in an efficient and effective manner. "(E) The project is economically val. "(F) The Indian tribe or tribal organization has the administrative and financial capability to administer the project. "(G) The project is integrated with providers of related health and social services and is coordinated with, and avoids duplication of, existing services. "(2) The Secretary may provide for the establishment of peer review panels, as necessary, to review and evaluate applications and to advise the Secretary regarding such applications using the criteria developed pursuant to paragraph (1). "(3)(A) The Secretary shall enter into contracts or award grants Government under this section for a demonstration project in each of the follow- contracts, ing service units which meets the criteria specified in paragraph (1): ^^" programs, "(i) Cass Lake, Minnesota. " (ii) Clinton, Oklahoma, "(iii) Harlem, Montana, "(iv) Mescalero, New Mexico, "(v) Owyhee, Nevada, "(vi) Parker, Arizona, "(vii) Schurz, Nevada, "(viii) Winnebago, Nebraska, "(ix) Ft. Yuma, California. "(B) After entering into contracts or awarding grants in accordance with subparagraph (A), and taking into account contracts entered into and grants awarded under such subparagraph, the Secretary may only enter into one contract or award one grant under this subsection with respect to a service area until the Secretary has entered into contracts or awarded grants for all service areas with respect to which the Secretary receives applications during the application period, as determined by the Secretary, which meet the criteria developed under paragraph (1). "(d) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. —The Secretary shall provide such technical and other assistance as may be necessary to enable applicants to comply with the provisions of this section. "(e) SERVICE TO INELIGIBLE PERSONS.— The authority to provide services to persons otherwise ineligible for the health care benefits of the Service and the authority to extend hospital privileges in service facilities to non-Service health care practitioners as provided in section 713 may be included, subject to the terms of such section, in any demonstration project approved pursuant to this section. "(f) EQUITABLE TREATMENT.—For purposes of subsection (c)(1)(A), the Secretary shall, in evaluating facilities operated under any contract entered into with the Service under the Indian Self-Determination Act, use the same criteria that the Secretary uses in evaluating facilities operated directly by the Service. "(g) EQUITABLE INTEGRATION OF FACILITIES.— The Secretary shall ensure that the planning, design, construction, and renovation