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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News

Senators Udall and Tester Introduce Sequestration Exemption Bill for Indian Programs

On June 4, 2015, Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced legislation to exempt the Indian Health Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and other Indian programs from the mandatory sequestration expected for the FY-2016 fiscal year. “Across-the-board budget cuts presented a major setback for Indian Country, forcing cuts to vital programs that New […]

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. Steps for registration: 1) Book your room: A room block has been secured for Thursday, October 1st and Friday, October 2nd at a rate of $159.00. Visit […]

NAHC Wins Bid as Lead Health Provider for San Leandro Health & Wellness Center

Native American Health Center (NAHC), CCUIH member clinic serving the San Francisco Bay Area, has won a bid to serve as the lead health provider at a new, cutting edge facility –The San Leandro Health & Wellness Center. NAHC’s School-Based Health Center staff and leadership team as well as senior management made a successful presentation to […]

Join CCUIH at the Alliance for Girls’ 3rd Annual Conference

Join the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health at Alliance for Girls’ 3rd Annual Conference: Building A Girls Agenda, Raising Our Voices to Change Girls’ Lives in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 20th from 9 am – 4 pm, followed by a reception. Alliance for Girls is an alliance of 81 members working with more than 216,000 girls across the Bay Area. CCUIH […]

CCUIH seeks two new interns

    The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health works with several interns on projects related to public policy, research, data analysis, and marketing/design. Some of our internships our paid, while for unpaid internships CCUIH is happy to work with students to earn academic credit. We are currently advertising for two internship positions, a Communications and Operations Intern and […]

Featured Intern: Jennifer Smith

This week we feature Jennifer Smith, one of two phenomenal Data Support Interns for the GONA Research Project. The GONA Research Project, lead by One Fire Associates, is a cross-site evaluation of Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) youth activities that are facilitated by our member clinics. Read her bio below: It’s been an honor to […]

Congressman Valadao introduces IHS Health Professions Tax Fairness Act of 2015

Today Congressman Valadao introduced H.R. 1842 The Indian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act of 2015, which amends the tax code to provide healthcare professionals who receive student loan repayments from the Indian Health Service the same tax free status enjoyed by the National Health Service Corps. H.R. 1842 would help recruit and retain health […]

Senate passes a two year renewal for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI)

On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Senate passed a two (2) year renewal for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI). The renewal was contained in a larger bill called: The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (HR 2). CCUIH is grateful to the National Indian Health Board for the work that they continue […]

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