Health Care Policy News

Health Care Reform 

A New County-by-County Report Finds that Blacks and Native Americans Have the Most Dire Health Statistics in the United States (April 23, 2018)

Trump Administration Maintains Tribes are a Race Rather Than Sovereign Governments and Indian Health Should Not be Exempt From Medicaid's 'Race-Based' Work Rules (April 23, 2018)

Northern Arapaho Tribe’s Opioid Lawsuit Merged with Hundreds of Similar Cases in Federal Court (April 22, 2018)

Medicaid in Indian Country: It’s Part of the Fabric of Life (April 2, 2018)

3 South Dakota Indian Tribes Sue Drugmakers Over Opioid Addiction (January 9, 2018)

The Forgotten Minority in Police Shootings

Native Americans are killed in police encounters at a higher rate than any other racial or ethnic group, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet rarely do these deaths gain the national spotlight.

Senate Won’t Vote on Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal Bill (September 26, 2017)

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill: What You Need to Know (September 19, 2017)

Backlash Throws Last-ditch Obamacare Repeal Effort Into Doubt (September 19, 2017)

Single Pager Health Care Bill Introduced (September 13, 2017) 

Republicans wind up one last Hail Mary to repeal Obamacare (Seprember 13, 2017)

GOP Senators to Try Again With Alternate Obamacare Replacement (September 7, 2017)

Bid to Shore up Obamacare Faces Time Crunch, Conservative Countereffort (September 6, 2017)

Senate’s Obamacare Fixes Would Build on Heavy Lifting by States (September 5, 2017)

Care of American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans

Veterans Living Paycheck to Paycheck Are Under Threat During Budget Debates (September 19, 2017)

General

The Forgotten Minority in Police Shootings (November 13, 2017)

“Native Americans are killed in police encounters at a higher rate than any other racial or ethnic group, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet rarely do these deaths gain the national spotlight.”

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