Programs and Projects

CCUIH engages in a diverse range of projects and public awareness campaigns aimed at optimizing health care delivery at Urban Indian clinics and raising consciousness surrounding health issues affecting Urban Indian communities. Visit our Programs and Projects page to read about our work.

Covered California

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.

Our Community

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.


AIHS Receives NCQA Accreditation Level III

In May 2017, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that American Indian Health and Services (AIHS) has received NCQA Patient-Centered Home Level III Recognition. As a member of CCUIH, we are proud of AIHS for receiving this recognition of their commitment to evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, […]

CCUIH Board President Testifies at House Committee on Appropriations

On May 16th, CCUIH Board President Sonya Tetnowksi, CEO of IHCSCV testified during the Committee of Appropriations AIAN Public Witness Hearing.  She underscored the vital role California Urban Indian Health Programs (UIHPs) play in the Indian Health Service health care delivery system. We thank Sonya for her leadership and representing the UIHP American Indian patient population. An […]

Join us for the California Urban Indian Health Conference

The Annual California Urban Indian Health Conference will be held on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th at the Hyatt Regency (Capitol View Room), Sacramento. CCUIH will host a dinner reception on Friday night. Pre Conference Event: Urban Indian Health Day at the Capitol, Thursday, June 22nd. Hotel Room Block Reservations Reservations at the Hyatt for June 21-24 […]

NAHC receives Accreditation from AAAHC

On April 18th, 2017, Native American Health Center (NAHC) announced its awarding of accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes this community health center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. As a member of the […]

CCUIH Announces Sacramento Office Expansion

About the Sacramento Office: CCUIH is excited to announce the opening of a satellite office in Sacramento, California. In January 2017, CCUIH brought Virginia Hedrick as the Director of Policy and Planning. Virginia Hedrick is a member of the Yurok Tribe and has over a decade of experience in tribal public health and policy. Having […]

Featured Intern: Sean Smith, Behavior Health Integration

This week we feature Sean Smith, who serves CCUIH in multiple capacities. As a Behavioral Health Integration Intern, Sean has been valuable in providing clinical prospectives to the behavioral health integration advocacy we engage in on behalf of Urban Indian health organizations. And given his background in providing clinical support as a social worker, he has provided useful […]

IHS and California Tribes Open New Youth Regional Treatment Center

The Indian Health Service/California Area office (IHS/CAO) and the 104 federally-recognized tribes of California will hold a grand opening of the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center (Desert Sage), located at 39990 Faure Road in Hemet, on March 1, 2017. A traditional dedication will take place from 10:00 – 11:30 AM and the grand opening ceremony […]

NAHC Celebrates Grand Opening of New Health Center

Native American Health Center (NAHC) has announced their plans for a celebration of their new facility expansion on Thursday, February 2nd. The three-story building, a newly renovated furniture store, represents not only a physical expansion of NAHC’s capacity to deliver care to its community members, but an expansion of their institutional commitment to Oakland as well. […]

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