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Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC) brief provides information to Tribes on the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) gaining Medicaid coverage, by state.Posted in Individual Consumers: Resources | Leave a comment
On September 15, 2017, the Indian Health Service (IHS) initiated a Tribal Consultation and Urban Conference on the IHS Strategic Plan 2018-2022. I am writing to provide information on ways to submit written and in-person comments and update you on the formation and role of the IHS Strategic Planning Workgroup. There is also an opportunity to provide feedback to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the HHS Strategic Plan 2018-2022.
Do the IHS Mission, Vision, Goals, and Objectives reflect the direction and priorities you feel the IHS should pursue over the next 5 years? Read more here.
Wednesday, November 1
3pm EDT / 2pm CDT / 1pm MDT / 12pm PDT / 11am AKDT
Update on Immunizations for Adults with Diabetes
Amy Groom, MPH
IHS Immunization Program Manager/CDC Field Assignee Join Session
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SGAC/TSGAC Meeting Docs available here for October 24-25, 2017. Next meeting: January 23-25, 2018. Click here for more info. Advisory Committee representatives confer, discuss, and reach consensus on specific self-governance issues and provide verbal and written advice about Self-Governance issues to the Indian Health Service and the Department of the Interior. As a result of active participation by members, the committee advances Self-Governance objectives by providing advice and input before final decisions on policy issues are made. Anyone is welcome to participate in Committee meetings or contact their representative to review agenda topics and recent discussions.
Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (R-WY) introduced Restoring Accountability in Indian Health Services S.1250. A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act of 2017: to improve the recruitment and retention of employees in the Indian Health Service, restore accountability in the Indian Health Service, improve health services, and for other purposes.
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