Welcome to CCUIH's new website! We hope that our new features will be a useful resource for our member clinics and others interested in Urban Indian Health in California. It remains a work in progress, so be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook to receive notifications about updates.
American Indians have special protections and provisions under Covered California, California's new health insurance marketplace. Visit CCUIH's Covered California page to learn more about unique American Indian protections and provisions under Covered California.
Check out CCUIH's "Our Community" page to learn more about Urban Indians in California, Urban Indian health care, and the populations that our member clinics serve.
The Tule River Yokuts tribe, located near Porterville California, and the Fresno American Indian Health Project (FAIHP), a member of the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health, was awarded a grant of $4 million over the next four years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The grant will allow the tribe and FAIHP to implement […]
Starting in 2014, individuals must have health coverage or pay a tax penalty, known as the “shared responsibility payment.” American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) may qualify for an exemption to this tax penalty. Qualified AIAN individuals are: a) Members of federally recognized tribes (including Alaska Native shareholders) AND/OR b) AIAN individuals who are eligible to receive services from […]
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) on September 10, 2014, announced that American Indian Health & Services of Santa Barbara, has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. American Indian Health & Services (AIH&S) is the first organization in Santa […]
This page features information about Native Communities of Care and provides access to the Native Communities of Care Toolkit. This program is funded by counties through the voter-approved Mental Health Services Act (Prop. 63). It is one of several Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives implemented by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an organization of California counties […]
The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health is still looking for a Research Assistant Intern for our Traditions of Health Program, and a Data Analysis Intern for our Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) research project in partnership with One Fire Associates. Applications are due by November 1, but we will begin reviewing applications as is the come in. […]
American Indian Health & Services’ Medical Director, Hollanda Leon, MD, has been featured in UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine’s U Magazine. You can read the article at U Magazine’s website or here: In Her Own Words: Hollanda Leon, MD ’99 Hollanda Leon, MD ’99, is a board-certified family-practice physician and the medical director at […]
The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health provides planning resources, training and technical assistance to consortia members to support ongoing Emergency Preparedness Planning. CCUIH has developed a Guide to Emergency Preparedness Organizations to assist with these efforts. This guide identifies emergency/disaster preparedness and response organizations that are relevant to CCUIH’s member Urban Indian Health Organizations, including national, […]
The Indian Health of Santa Clara Valley, a member of the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health (CCUIH), has hired a new Chief Executive Officer, Sonya Tetnowski. “We are very happy that Sonya is coming on board because she understands the diverse culture in San Jose and Santa Clara County, and is committed to building […]