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Health Care Authority to End Requirement of State Intrusion on Tribal Land For years, the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) administered federal funds awarded to tribal governments for performing certain services under agreements referred to as “Consolidated Contracting with Tribes” (aka 7.01 Plans). Under these agreements, DSHS had...

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Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Healthcare Provider EHR Vendor Fair

Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Healthcare Provider EHR Vendor Fair Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Muckleshoot Health and Wellness Center 8:30 am to 4:30 pm REGISTER NOW: www.surveymonkey.com/r/AIHC-EHRVendorFair2019  Target Participants: Tribal and UIHP Health Directors; Clinic Managers; Nurses, MAs, CHRs, Dental Staff, Behavioral Health/Medical/Dental Providers; Billing Staff; Quality Compliance Staff;...

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Sheryl Pickering receives NWA Leadership Award

This morning Sheryl Pickering received the National WIC Association Leadership Award for her dedication to the infant formula rebate contract work. Sheryl’s work on this essential contract benefits 22 states and 200,000 infants. Sheryl’s nomination received support from WIC directors across the country. I couldn’t be more proud of her. Thank...

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Electronic Health Records Workshop

Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Health Program Electronic Health Records Workshop AIHC Objectives and Agenda: Electronic Health Records Workshop 5-8-19 Register now! Wed, May 8, 2019 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT Objective: Bring together leaders and staff from the Washington State Tribes and UIHPs to: Learn from each other...

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BROKEN PROMISES: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (From the Briefing Before The United States Commission on Civil Rights Held in Washington, DC, December 2018) Since our nation’s founding, the United States and Native Americans have committed to and sustained a special trust relationship, which obligates the federal government to promote tribal self-government, support the general...

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