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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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    Urban FMAP Fix Bill Introduced
    2017-11-17

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
    November 16, 2017


    Contact: Francys Crevier 
    NCUIH Executive Director 
    FCrevier@NCUIH.org 

     

    The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH), which represents 41 urban Indian organizations (UIOs) with Title V contracts across the nation, appreciates the bipartisan legislation to be introduced by Representative Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM-3) and Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) to fix Medicaid for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) patients who are served by UIOs. 

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    Ashley Tuomi Shares Personal Message on Infant at Work Policy
    2017-10-17

    Because of an infant at work policy, I am able to return to work after just three weeks from giving birth. This policy was implemented in 2011, before I started working for American Indian Health and Family Services.

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    15 UIHPs awarded IHS Grants to Support Behavioral Health Programming
    2017-10-05

    Indian Health Service (IHS) made awards to four behavioral health programs serving American Indians and Alaska Natives across the United States. The four programs are Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention (SASP) and Domestic Violence Prevention Program (DVPP), as well as Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) and the Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths (PARD), which are both new programs.

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    Best Practices Research Memo: American Indians and Alaska Natives Living with...
    2017-10-03

    American Indians and Alaska Natives living with disabilities in urban areas ("urban Indian") face tremendous challenges to participate in their communities given their circumstances stemming from compounded biopsychosocial factors. Urban Indians living with disabilities remain largely unheard and marginalized. 

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