Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: NCUIH Applauds the Cancellation of Keystone XL Pipeline Permit (January 21, 2021)

STATEMENT: Capitol Hill Attack (January 13, 2021)

Indian Health Service Allocates Vaccines for Urban Indian Organizations (December 16, 2020)

NCAI Supports HHS Urban Confer Policy and Extending Medical Care Protections for UIOs (November 16, 2020)

NCUIH Honors Senator Tom Udall with Lifetime Champion Award (November 12, 2020)

NCUIH Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden, Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris (November 9, 2020)

NCUIH Announces Partnership with CDC's Project Firstline (October 28, 2020)

NCUIH Honored with 2020 Heroes in Health National Impact Award (October 15, 2020)

First Presidential Candidate Platform to Include Urban Indians (October 9, 2020)

NCUIH Urges Congress to Take Immediate Action to Provide COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country at Hearing Today (September 30, 2020)

2020 National Urban Indian Youth Advisory Council Members Announced; 2019 Class Youth Council Announces Winners from Indigi-Wellness Healer Campaign (September 18, 2020)

National Native Organizations Come Together in Support of Hope for Life Day for Indigenous Communities During Suicide Prevention Week (September 11, 2020)

National Council of Urban Indian Health Announces “Wisdom Keeper” Campaign to Raise Awareness of Alzheimer’s and Dementia for Urban Indian Elders (September 4, 2020)

National Native Organizations (NCUIH, NCAI, NIHB) Call for Congressional Action in Light of New CDC Report (August 26, 2020)

New NCUIH Report on Urban Third-Party Reimbursement (August 26, 2020)

NCUIH Vice President to Testify at House Natural Resources Legislative Hearing on FTCA Bill for UIOs (July 20, 2020)

NCUIH Executive Director to Testify at Hearing on COVID-19 in Indian Country: The Impact of Federal Broken Promises on Native Americans (July 17, 2020)

NCUIH Commends Supreme Court Decision as Monumental Victory for Indian Country (July 9, 2020)

NCUIH Statement Condemning Racist Vandalism at Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley (July 8, 2020)

Indian Health Service Endorses Urban Indian Health Federal Tort Claims Act Bill at Senate Indian Affairs Hearing (July 1, 2020)

Statement of Solidarity (June 17, 2020)

NCUIH Testifies Before Congress on First-Ever COVID-19 Oversight Hearing with IHS (June 11, 2020)

Senate Passes Package with Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act at a Critical Time (June 4, 2020)

House Passes Latest COVID-19 Bill with $64 Million for UIOs, 100% FMAP for UIOs for 1 Year, VA-IHS Fix for UIOs, and Third Party Relief Fund (May 15, 2020)

Senators Smith, Lankford, McSally and Udall Introduce Bill to Expand Resources for Urban Indian Organizations amid Pandemic (May 8, 2020)

Gallego, Mullin Introduce FTCA Bill to Reduce Burdens for Urban Indian Organizations (April 21, 2020)

IHS Announces Determination of $30 Million for Urban Indian Health of the $1.032 Billion from CARES Act (April 3, 2020)

Phase 3 of Coronavirus Pandemic Package Signed into Law (March 27, 2020)

National Council of Urban Indian Health Announces New Board of Directors (March 25, 2020)

HHS Announces Action by CDC to disburse $80 Million for Indian Country including Urban Indian Health (March 20, 2020)

Congressional Native American Caucus Supports Policy Priorities Identified by NCUIH and Other National Native Organizations for Third Funding Bill (March 19, 2020)

Federal Government Has Yet to Disburse Funds to UIOs (March 17, 2020)

Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act Passes out of the House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples (March 11, 2020)

Congress Announces $8.3 Billion for Coronavirus with Funding for Urban Indian Organizations (March 4, 2020)

NCUIH Urges Congress to Include Urban Indians in any Efforts to Address Coronavirus (March 2, 2020)

NCUIH Releases 2018-2019 Urban Indian Organization Shutdown Report (February 14, 2020)

President Proposes $49.6 Million in FY 2021 Budget for Urban Indian Health (February 13, 2020)

NCUIH Testifies Before House Interior Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Day (February 11, 2020)

NCUIH President-Elect Walter Murillo Recognized as Health Equity Health Advocate of the Year by Families USA (February 7, 2020)

CMS Releases Guidance to States on Medicaid Block Grants (January 31, 2020)

NCUIH and NICOA Enter Memorandum of Understanding (January 27, 2020)

Congress Announces $6M Increase for Urban Indian Health and Renews SDPI, CHC Through May (December 16, 2019)

NCUIH and IHS Host Listening Session on Eliminating Hepatitis C and HIV in Indian Country (December 13, 2019)

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Advances "Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act" and Nomination of RADM Weahkee (December 11, 2019)

USET Honors NCUIH with Partnership Award (November 21, 2019)

Senate Passes Short Term Funding Bill Funding Urban Indian Health and SDPI (November 21, 2019)

NCUIH Urges Congress to Take Prompt Action on the U.S. Civil Rights Commission “Broken Promises” Report (November 20, 2019)

Senate Passes First FY 2020 Appropriations Minibus with Interior Spending Package (November 4, 2019)

NCUIH Testifies before Congress on “Native Veterans’ Access to Healthcare” (October 31, 2019)

Events on September 23 and 24 on Improving Outcomes for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) (September 23, 2019)

House Subcommittee Announces Hearing this Thursday on the Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act (September 17, 2019)

Statement from National Council of Urban Indian Health Executive Director Francys Crevier (August 22, 2019)

ICWA Held Constitutional in Big Win for Indian Country (August 12, 2019)

Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Introduced to Improve Health Care Access for American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans in Urban Areas (August 2, 2019)

Health Advocate and Former NCUIH Executive Director, Geoffrey Roth, Appointed as the North American Member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (July 23, 2019)

NCUIH Youth Council Updates: 2018 Cohort Announces Native Youth Virtual Convening; 2019 Cohort Completes Orientation in Washington, DC (July 19, 2019)

NCAI Passes Resolution Urging US Congress to Reimburse Urban Indian Organizations Serving Veterans (July 15, 2019)

National Council of Urban Indian Health 2019 Youth Advisory Council Members Announced (June 17, 2019)

NCUIH Urges Senate Appropriations Committee to Match House Funding Request of $81 Million for Urban Indian Health (June 11, 2019)

House Interior Appropriations Bill Advances to the Full Committee with NCUIH Request of $81 Million for Urban Indian Health (May 16, 2019)

NCUIH Technical Assistance and Research Center Presents at American Indian and Alaska Native National Behavioral Health Conference (May 16, 2019)

NCUIH Request of $81 Million for Urban Indian Health included in House Interior Appropriations Bill (May 14, 2019)

NCUIH Releases Preliminary Report on Impacts of Government Shutdown and Trackers for Regulations and Legislation (April 30, 2019)

At NCUIH Washington Summit, Leaders from Indian Country Address Impacts of Government Shutdown and Outline Vision for Urban Indians (April 24, 2019)

NCUIH’s 2nd Washington Summit Highlights include Keynotes from IHS, NCAI’s Jacqueline Pata and Professor Matthew Fletcher (April 23, 2019)

NCUIH in the News: "Spending leaders agitate for shielding Native American services from shutdowns" (April 19, 2019)

NCUIH’s Response to President Trump's FY 2020 Budget Request (March 12, 2019)

NCUIH Hires A New ED (July 31, 2017)

House Appropriations Express Support for NCUIH Agenda at Hearing  (May 16, 2017)

DVA Acknowledgement of NCUIH’s Pressure to Work with UIHPs

NCUIH Celebrates Relief from Government Hiring Freeze for Indian Health Service (February 14, 2017)

NCUIH Supports the ACA in Light of the 2016 Presidential Elections  (November 16, 2016)

NCUIH Supports Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (September 1, 2016)