The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Grant 2017 AIAN Outreach & Enrollment Cooperative Agreement Awards to Three Urban Indian Health Programs

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.

A total of eight cooperative agreements were awarded to Indian Health Service providers, Tribes and Tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations in six states.Among the health programs awarded were 3 Urban Indian Health Programs: Native American Community Health Center, Inc. in Phoenix, AZ; Denver Indian Health and Family Services, Inc. in Denver, CO; and Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest in Portland, OR.

TheNational Council of Urban Indian Health congratulates these outstanding programs and their teams on this enormous success toin provideing outstanding outreach and enrollment services to their communities.

 

Read more on the CMS’ 2017 American Indian Alaska Native Cooperative Agreements>>>

By NCUIH, posted on Tuesday June 20, 2017
CMS, UIHPs, Cooperative Agreement, outreach and enrollment
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