Urban Indian Health News

Bill to Fix Inconsistencies in Federal Health Programs’ Definition of “Indian”

WASHINGTON – Unless the definition of Indian in the Affordable Care Act is changed, many American Indians and Alaska Natives will not be eligible for the special protections and benefits intended for them in the law. These benefits include cost-sharing and monthly enrollment benefits. The “Definitions of Indian” in the Affordable Care Act are not consistent […]

Navigators help get Native Americans Insurance

Insurance enrollment helpers are encouraging Native Americans to sign up for coverage under the nation’s newhealth care law, saying it will help them better access X-rays, mammograms, prescription drugs, and trips to specialists not covered under Indian Health Service. American Indians are exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that people carry insurance, but the law opens up resources […]

CCUIH’s Health Care Reform American Indian Provisions

Check out our new policy sheet on Health Care Reform provisions that will affect American Indians. CCUIH’s Health Care Reform American Indian Provisions