WELCOME TO THE AIHC

THE AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH COMMISSION FOR WASHINGTON STATE (AIHC)
is a Tribally-driven non-profit organization with a mission of improving health
outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) through a health
policy focus at the Washington State level. AIHC works on behalf of the 29
federally-recognized Indian Tribes and two Urban Indian Health Organizations
(UIHOs) in the state.

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

Pulling Together for Wellness Framework: Healthy…

HEALTH CARE REFORM

Indian Health Care Reform Manual for…

MEDICAID SYSTEM

Indian Manual on Medicaid Transformation for…

HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Overview of the Indian Health Care…

29% of Individuals have Medicaid

Medicaid and Dental Clinic Care


Medicaid reimbursement for tribal programs passed through the state is composed of 100% federal funds with no state contribution, due to the unique government – to – government trust relationship tribes have with the federal government.

Learn About Our Upcoming Events

Our Consultants

Lou Schmitz

Ms. Lou Schmitz has over 26 years of service in Indian healthcare and public…

Jan Ward Olmstead

(Barbareno, Chumash) was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. Jan is a private…

Pam James

Pam is co-founder of Native Strategies as well as an author. Native Strategies, a…

Cindy Gamble

Cindy Gamble, MPH is a member of the Tlingit Tribe and Kaa Xoos Hit…

Latest News

25 Oct

Register Now for the 2018 Maternal Infant Early Childhood Health and Home Visiting Summit

Registration is open! Sign up today for the 2018 Maternal Infant Early Childhood Health and Home Visiting Summit.

25 Oct

2018 Tribal and State Leaders Health Summit Draft Agenda

2018 American Indian Health Commission for Washington State’s Tribal and State Leaders Health Summit: Learning from our Ancestors, Transforming Health Care for our Descendants