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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Sen. Mark Begich: Moving forward for the first people of Alaska (11/20)
Outgoing Senator: When Alaska Natives thrive, all of Alaska reaps the rewards.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policy (10/29)
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes walk out of contract support cost meeting (08/29)
At a recent meeting of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association (GPTCA) in Rapid City, tribal leaders met to discuss strategies for a 'consultation' with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Alaska Natives look to Obamacare to cover IHS budget shortfall (08/18)
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium are testing out a program that basically provides insurance for free.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Alaska tribes still in contract support costs negotiations with IHS (08/14)
So far, the agency has paid $449 million to settle long-running disputes over self-determination contracts.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Begich: A permanent solution for contract support costs (07/30)
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) explains why he's introducing legislation to ensure tribes receive full contract support costs for their self-determination contracts.

Filed Under: Health | Law
IHS pays $53M to settle another contract support cost dispute (07/25)
SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium was underpaid on contracts from 1999 to 2013.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Native Sun News: Great Plains tribes call for full contract funds (07/23)
Taking a step towards holding the federal government accountable, the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association is calling out the United States, Administration and Congress.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
IHS pays $29.5M to end contract dispute with Cherokee Nation (07/15)
The tribe won a unanimous decision from the Supreme Court in 2005.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
ANTHC accepts $153M settlement in contract support cost case (07/01)
Settlement is the largest single payout reached with the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Opinion
Michael Gross: Tribes must protect self-determination contracts (05/09)
Attorney Michael Gross calls for a permanent solution to protect self-determination and contract support costs.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
IHS pays $275M to settle claims for back contract support costs (05/02)
The Indian Health Service has paid $275 million so far to settle contract support costs claims.

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Opinion: Funds for contract support costs should be mandatory (05/02)
Funding for contract support costs in self-determination contracts must be mandatory, attorneys argue.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
IHS resolves some contract support costs claims for $200M (04/28)
The Indian Health Service has paid $200 million to settle contract support costs claims for 22 tribes and Alaska Native organizations

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns (04/11)
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
BIA and IHS hold another consultation on contract support costs (04/08)
The Obama administration has scheduled another tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs and has extended a deadline for comments on the matter.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Indian Health Service receives small increase with new budget (03/04)
The Indian Health Service would see $4.6 billion under the fiscal year 2015 budget that President Barack Obama released today.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Begich: Pay back tribes for overdue contract support costs (03/03)
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) calls on President Barack Obama to make back payments to tribes for contract support costs in self-determination agreements.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
BIA and IHS schedule consultation about contract support costs (02/21)
The Obama administration has scheduled a tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
BIA and IHS agree to fully fund contract support costs for 2014 (02/18)
The Obama administration will fully fund contract support costs for fiscal year 2014.

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