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IHS announces new awards of Alaska's Tribal Health providers

The Indian Health Service announced May 1 that it has settled additional contract support...topic of conversation between the Kenaitze Indian Tribe and the Indian Health service," said Jaylene Peterson-Nyren, executive director of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-01-1
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Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

...already underway. Provisions include having the health department pursue a waiver to expand services provided to Indian Health Service beneficiaries through tribal health facilities, as well as pursue demonstration projects and enhance telemedicine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/gov-bill-walker-plans-bill-on-medica
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Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

...underway, she said.Provisions include having the health department pursue a waiver to expand services provided to Indian Health Service beneficiaries through tribal health facilities, as well as pursue demonstration projects and enhance the state's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/gov-bill-walker-plans-bill-on-medica
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Contributing to a healthy economy

...including medical, behavioral and wellness programs. The project was aided by numerous grants, sponsors and the Indian Health Service Joint Venture Award. The award provides the Dena'ina Wellness Center $10 million annually for a minimum of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-07/denaina-wellness-center-provides-hea
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Voice of Alaska: Time to continue moving Alaska forward after election

...to be done to make this happen.We achieved much for Alaska's First Peoples: permanently reauthorizing the Indian Health Service, securing half a billion in federal dollars in back payments to our tribes after two decades of no action, ensuring...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-19/voice-of-alaska-time-to-continue-
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Nonprofits receive grants to navigate insurance exchanges

...own insurance to supplement Indian Health Service care rural Alaskans will be...underfunding of the federal Indian Health Service by the federal government.Today the Indian Health Service funding only pays about 50...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-26/nonprofits-receive-grants-to-navigat
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New Dena'ina Wellness Center opens

...therapy, pharmacy and traditional healing services professionals will work in teams to treat each patient. An Indian Health Service Joint Venture award, given in 2011, will pay to operate the health care facility. The tribe agreed to design...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16
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Dena'ina Wellness Center to celebrate three-day grand opening

...after the tribe won a competitive grant through the Indian Health Service joint venture award in 2011. Using state money...community supporters, the joint-venture grant from Indian Health Service will pay many of its costs by funding operational...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-11/denaina-wellness-center-to-celebrate
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Ketchikan Natives seek local hospital care

...the federal government's Indian Health Service in 1997 to provide clinic...covered by Medicaid. The Indian Health Service office in Anchorage declined...director of the Alaska Area Indian Health Service. Mandregan said a congressional...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022500/ala_022500ala015.shtml
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Native rights advocate Robert Willard dies

...Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, recalled Willard negotiating for the organization's first contract with Indian Health Service when he was interim executive director for the consortium. ''Just about everything that impacted Native life...

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