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Welcome to the National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) website! NCUIH is the only National 501(c)(3) organization devoted to the support and development of quality, accessible, and culturally-competent health services for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in urban settings.  + Overview

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    NCUIH and NCAID Release a Major Survey on American Indians with Disabilities
    2017-07-17

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    July 17, 2017

    Contact: Ryan Young Coordinator, Technical Assistance and Research Center 
    National Council of Urban Indian Health  
    202-544-0344 
    ryoung@ncuih.org

    NCUIH and NCAID Release a Major Survey on American Indians with Disabilities

    WASHINGTON – The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) in collaboration with the National Center on American Indians with Disabilities (NCAID) are conducting a comprehensive resource and needs assessment pilot project called “Native Communities Living United for Disability Equality” (NCLUDE). This first of its kind survey will examine the level of inclusion of urban AI/ANs living with disabilities in California, Oregon, and Washington. This assessment is meant to identify barriers to care and services, as well as opportunities to expand services, while increasing the knowledge base on this vulnerable population.

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    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Grant 2017 AIAN Outreach &...
    2017-06-20

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted  on June 14, 2017, $3.7 million in awards for outreach and enrollment efforts to aid in enrolling American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). These cooperative agreements will fund activities to reduce the number of AI/AN children eligible for, but not enrolled in, Medicaid and CHIP.

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    South Dakota Urban Indian Health is seeking a full time Executive Director
    2017-05-18

    Title: Executive Director
    Reports to: Board of Directors
    STATUS: Full Time
    Location: Sioux Falls, SD

    South Dakota Urban Indian Health is seeking a full time Executive Director (ED). The (ED) serves as the chief executive officer for the multi-site healthcare organization in South Dakota and reports directly to the Board of Directors.

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    House Appropriators Express Support for NCUIH Agenda at Hearing
    2017-05-16

     On May 16, NCUIH President Ashley Tuomi testified before the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, which determines funding for the Indian Health Service (IHS).  A copy of her written statement is linked here

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