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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 | National
Indian Health Service discloses privacy breach of patient data (07/25)
A file folder containing names, Social Security numbers and VA information was left in a public place.

Filed Under: Health | National
Native Sun News: IHS hospital at Pine Ridge undergoes review (07/25)
Two weeks ago the Pine Ridge Indian Health Service Unit underwent a full survey conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine if the hospital is meeting the minimum requirements.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
S.E. Ruckman: Tribal members share frustrations on IHS care (07/24)
S.E. Ruckman writes about a meeting where tribal members shared horror stories about the level of service at the Lawton Indian Hospital.

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 | Politics | Trust
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (07/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs embraced three bills while the Indian Health Service was more guarded about a forward funding bill.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on four tribal billls (07/14)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing (07/08)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Opinion
Heidi Heitkamp: Doing more to help Native American veterans (07/02)
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) hosted a Native American Veterans Summit last month.

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: Health | National
NNHA: Dental care arrives too late for many in Indian Country (06/27)
The Native Health News Alliance reports on efforts to improve dental care in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Health | National
IHS announces plans to employ more Native American veterans (06/27)
Goal is to raise Native veteran employment rate from 6 percent to 9 percent.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Rebecca Wald: Mistreatment leads to health disparity for tribes (06/11)
Rebecca Wald explains the health challenges facing American Indians in Mendocino County, California.

Filed Under: Health | National
Native Sun News: Big crowd turns out for field hearing on IHS (06/09)
More than 100 tribal members from Montana and Wyoming packed the community meeting room at a field hearing to consider Indian Health Service problems

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Senate confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary for HHS (06/06)
Navajo Nation Vice President Rex Lee Jim to work closely with new leader as chair of the Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Editorial: Address management issues at Indian Health Service (06/02)
Newspaper says management issues at the Indian Health Service need just as much attention as money.

Filed Under: Health
Winnebago Tribe hopes to prevent Medicare cutoff at hospital (05/28)
Federal agency launched investigation after patient died last month.

Filed Under: Health | National
Tribes in Montana and Wyoming air complaints about IHS care (05/28)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a field hearing in Billings, Montana.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on IHS (05/26)
Tribal leaders from Montana and Wyoming will testify at the field hearing.

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