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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: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Cure the US deficit by spending more money now (08/13)
Of course, the easiest way to balance the budget is to press ahead with health care reform.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Mitt Romney won't be getting rid of 'all of health care reform' (09/10)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he supports provisions in the Affordable Care Act, the landmark health care reform law that was championed by his opponent, Democrat Barack Obama. On...

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Health care reform act provides many benefits in Indian Country (07/30)
The Affordable Care Act, the landmark health care reform law, includes many benefits for Indian Country. The biggest is a permanent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Tribes...

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Trahant: Supreme Court ruling helps Indian health program (07/10)
"Deep within the pages of the Affordable Care Act is a section that is now a permanent fixture, the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court...

Filed Under: Health | Politics
In a shift, Mitt Romney calls health care insurance mandate a tax (07/05)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney now says the health insurance mandate in the Affordable Care Act is a "tax." After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the mandate survives under...

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Supreme Court ruling changes health care debate (06/28)
The entire debate over “ObamaCare” is now fundamentally different. It’s the law of the land that has been upheld by the Supreme Court. And, deep in the pages of...

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White House: Supreme Court affirms Obama's health reform plan (06/28)
"Today, the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance...

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Supreme Court issues long-awaited decision on health care law (06/28)
The U.S. Supreme Court today issued its long-awaited decision on the landmark Affordable Care Act. By a 5-4 vote, a majority of the court upheld the law's requirement for all...

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Trahant: Day before tomorrow -- thoughts on Supreme Court (06/27)
The Supreme Court will most likely issue a decision on Thursday that will leave a mess behind. I doubt there will be a clean decision -- up or down --...

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Still awaiting Supreme Court decision on health care reform law (06/25)
The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to issue a decision affecting the landmark Affordable Care Act. The law includes a permanent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. If...

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Native Sun News: IHCIA at stake in Supreme Court ruling (04/12)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Just over two years after President Barack...

Filed Under: Health | Law | Politics
Supreme Court to debate health care reform law next week (03/20)
The U.S. Supreme Court will hold an unprecedented three days of arguments next week to consider the landmark Affordable Care Act. The law includes a permanent reauthorization of the Indian...

Filed Under: Opinion
WH Blog: Federal health insurance program open for tribes (03/20)
"Recently, I had the privilege to speak about how the Affordable Care Act is having a positive impact in Indian Country as I joined other Administration officials in addressing the...

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Mark Trahant: Repeal of 'Obamacare' not likely after election (01/16)
A question for any Republican running for any federal office: If you are successful repealing “ObamaCare,” what happens to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act? South Dakota’s Rep. Kristi Noem...

Filed Under: National
Tribes benefiting from another provision in health reform law (01/12)
Tribal employees will be able to join the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program thanks to a provision in the Affordable Care Act. The Office of Personnel Management is educating tribes...

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Trahant: 2012 elections all about health care reform law (01/09)
Shares of federal spending in 2020 as projected by CBO’s baseline: Health care costs are the primary driver of the federal budget deficit. Congressional Budget Office projections for 2020...

Filed Under: Health | Law | Politics
Supreme Court agrees to hear challenges to health reform (11/14)
The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to hear a series of challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which includes the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. In an...

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Mark Trahant: Separate and unequal care in Indian Country (10/24)
Remember health care reform? The Republican presidential candidates all promise repeal just as soon as they win the White House. But we ought to ask, just where will they get...

Filed Under: Health | Law
Ponca Tribe ends lawsuit after state recognizes IHCIA provision (08/25)
The Ponca Tribe dropped a lawsuit after the state of Nebraska recognized a new provision of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. The tribe's doctor, Rosa M. Huguet, is licensed...

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