California Legislation Tracker

CCUIH tracks California legislation that impacts Urban Indian health by providing a short summary and action updates. Check it out to learn more about legislation that effects your community.

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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.

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Update on SNAHC’s Expansion (Sacramento Business Journal)

View below to read the update on Sacramento Native American Health Center’s expansion, which will increase their number of medical exam rooms to 17 and number of dental chairs to 13 — and also will include an optometry clinic. These changes will allow the health center to serve 18,000 to 20,000 patients, up from 8,000 now. […]

Health bills signed and vetoed by Gov. Brown this week

This week, Governor Jerry Brown signed and vetoed many bills related to the delivery of healthcare for American Indians in California. These bills included: AB 50: Medi-Cal: evidence-based home visiting programs. (Nurse Family Partnership) – VETOED  AB 30: School or athletic names: California Racial Mascots Act (Racial Mascots Act) – SIGNED  AB 1261: Community-based adult services: adult […]

New Law Strengthens Indian Self Determination for Tribes in California

The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health congratulates the California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) and California tribes for their win on AB 941 this week. See CRIHB’s press release below: Sacramento, CA — On Monday, October 5, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 941 (Wood), a bill that will streamline facility licensing for tribal health […]

CCUIH’s Traditions of Health Project: Culturally Relevant Integration

  The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health’s (CCUIH) Traditions of Health project aims to improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care for Urban Indians by advancing the cultural revitalization efforts of Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHO) in California. This project convened key stakeholders to advance policy reform and sustainability planning, and worked […]

Grand Opening for NAHC’s new School-Based Site

Native American Health Center (NAHC), CCUIH member clinic serving the San Francisco Bay Area, will host the Grand Opening of their new school-based site –The San Leandro Health & Wellness Center. The Grand Opening will be held on Spetember 14, 2015 from 1 – 2:30 pm at 2251 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro. The San Leandro Health […]

Join us for the California Urban Indian Health Conference

The Annual California Urban Indian Health Conference will be held on Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd at the Hyatt Regency, Sacramento. CCUIH will host dinner on Friday night. California Urban Indian Health Conference Agenda_2015 Steps for registration: 1) Book your room: A room block has been secured for Thursday, October 1st and Friday, October 2nd […]

Featured Intern: Shaina Forsman

This week we feature CCUIH’s summer Policy and Legislation Intern, Shaina Forsman. In this position, Shaina supports the CCUIH team by updating the California Legislative Tracker, and some research activities for the Traditions of Health project. Read her bio below: Hello! My name is Shaina Forsman. I am currently entering my senior year at UC Davis studying […]

Red Women Rising: Digital Stories

CCUIH’s Red Women Rising project, funded by the Blue Shield of California Foundation, supports culturally responsive domestic violence services for Urban Indians by increasing public awareness and enhancing collaborations between UIHOs, Domestic Violence service providers and Traditional Healers. As part of Red Women Rising’s objective to increase public awareness,  CCUIH facilitated a digital storytelling workshop to empower […]

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