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More on: contract support costs

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (02/26)
Contract support costs are critical to the administration of Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe files suit over contract support costs (02/13)
The tribe is accusing the Indian Health Service of underfunding a self-determination contract.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Robert McSwain named acting director of Indian Health Service (02/10)
Yvette Roubideaux will serve as a senior advisor while her official confirmation as director is sorted out.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service tops $5B mark with new budget proposal (02/02)
The Obama administration is asking Congress to fund contract support costs on a permanent basis.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Obama requests big increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget (02/02)
The budget seeks $2.9 billion for the agency, or $323.5 million above the 2015 level.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ron Allen: Mandatory funding needed for contract support costs (12/29)
The time has come to fund tribal contract support costs from the mandatory federal spending accounts of the federal government.

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.

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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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