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Comprehensive health care program for American Indians & Alaska natives.

Comprehensive health care program for American Indians & Alaska natives.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Indian Health Service in [Rockville, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Indian Health Service.,
  • Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Indians of North America -- Medical care.,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Alaska.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesComprehensive health care program for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
    ContributionsUnited States. Indian Health Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 40 p., [1] folded leaf :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14682471M

    American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health: Diverse Perspectives on Enduring Disparities Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Clinical Psychology 8(1) A Profile of American Indians and Alaska Natives and Their Health Coverage. This brief examines the health coverage, access to care and health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives across.

    Supports and encourages the continued development of the I/T/U concept as a means of implementing the federal government's obligation for health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives. References. Indian Health Service, Comprehensive Health Care Program for American Indians & Alaska Natives, Public Health Service, US Department of Health. The mission for the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH) is to promote the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives, of all ages, by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, and information dissemination within a biopsychosocial framework that recognizes the unique cultural contexts of this special population.

    for American Indians and Alaska Natives” nine in ten (94%) uninsured American Indians and Alaska Natives have incomes in the range to qualify for these coverage expansions. 2 This provision has the potential to end rationed Purchased and Referred Care services (previously called ContractFile Size: KB. The mission of the Indian Health Service is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level. The Fiscal Year (FY) Budget requests $ billion for the Indian Health Service (IHS), an increase of $ million or 7 File Size: KB.


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Comprehensive health care program for American Indians & Alaska natives Download PDF EPUB FB2

This booklet summarizes programs of the Indian Health Service (IHS). The IHS was created in as part of the Public Health Service when responsibility for American Indian and Alaska Native health care was transferred from the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs to the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

The goal of the IHS is to raise the health status of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Comprehensive health care program for American Indians & Alaska natives. [Rockville, Md.]: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, [?].

Get this from a library. Indian health service: a comprehensive health care program for American Indians and Alaska natives. [United States. Indian Health Service.]. The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

The IHS Mission is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.

The IHS operates a comprehensive health service delivery system for approximately million American Indians and Alaska Natives. Typically, this urban clientele has less accessibility to hospitals, health clinics or contract health services provided by the IHS and tribal health programs.

Comprehensive health care (preventive, curative, rehabilitative, and environmental) for more thaneligible American Indians and Alaska Natives is the responsibility of the Indian Health Service (IHS). Sincethis agency of the U.S.

Public Health Service has made notable progress in raising the health status of Indians and Alaska Natives, following policies outlined in Public Laws. What do we mean by trauma-informed services and why is such an approach important.

Resilience & Trauma: The National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center developed a resource that emphasized the growing recognition of trauma among American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) health and wellness efforts to have a meaningful impact in American Indian and.

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are available to qualifying federally recognized American Indians and Alaska Natives. These programs provide better access to services that a local Indian health clinic might not be able to provide.

You can apply for Medicaid or CHIP even if you filed for an exemption from the shared responsibility payment. American Indian/Alaska Native communities can use Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) findings to develop interventions aimed at improving the health and safety of their unique, individual communities.

The CPSTF has issued findings on a wide range of health and safety topics that disproportionately affect AI/AN populations, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity. "The volume fills a previously vacant niche for scholars, students, policymakers, and clinicians with regard to the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

American Indian Health deserves a place on the shelf of anyone with a serious interest in this field, as it stands alone as a single-volume reference about health and health care of 5/5(2). Through the plan year, the health care law requires most people to have qualifying health coverage or pay a fee.

Indian health coverage exemption. American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) and other people eligible for services through the Indian Health Service, tribal programs, or urban Indian programs (like the spouse or child of an eligible Indian) don't have to pay the fee for not.

TIP Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration () Offers population-specific information and guidance to providers.

The Urban Indian Health Commission is a select group of leaders convened by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Seattle Indian Health Board's Urban Indian Health Institute to examine health care issues facing urban American Indians and Alaska Natives. The Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) was established in July as a division within of the Seattle Indian Health Board, a.

Lacking BIA offices in Alaska, the act did not apply to Alaska Natives until when administration of Alaska Native affairs was transferred to the BIA from the Bureau of Education. From then, health and welfare services were provided to Alaska Natives on the same basis as File Size: 1MB.

This infographic provides data on the current status of health and health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives, including measures of their.

It was built in to serve the health care needs of northern Alaska Natives. See the image above, depicting ceremonies that attended the opening of Kotzebue Hospital.

in Indian Health Service: A Comprehensive Health Care Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Health and aging among American Indians: Issues and challenges for the geriatric sciences Minority aging: Essential curricula content for selected health and allied health professions (pp.

Transfer Act. The Indian health program became a responsibility of the Public Health Service under the Transfer Act of The act states. that all functions, responsibilities, authorities, and duties relating to the maintenance and operation of hospital and health facilities for Indians, and the conservation of Indian health shall be administered by the Surgeon General of the United Cited by:   American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) are younger than the total population on average (Smith-Kaprosy, Martin, & Whitman, ).AIANs represent tremendous cultural diversity including tribal affiliation, traditions, languages, geographic location, and : Debra A.

Harley. TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients.

The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and. Information for American Indians and Alaska Natives Applying for Coverage This document provides helpful tips and information for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) applying for benefits in the Marketplace, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance File Size: KB.American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Disparities in mental health for American Indians and Alaska Natives are inherent tied to the history and current sociopolitical landscapes experienced by this populatio Present-day American Indians and Alaska Natives are characterized by incredible diveFile Size: KB.

"Health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations." PubMed (free) Biomedical and life sciences journal articles, look for links to free : Marcia Francis.