CCUIH's New Website

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.

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.

State and Federal Legislative Tracker

Check out CCUIH's Federal Legislative Tracker and California Legislative Tracker to learn more about current legislation that can affect Urban Indian Health.


AIH&S Medical Director Featured in UCLA Magazine

    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 […]

CCUIH’s Guide to Emergency Preparedness Organizations

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, […]

IHCSCV hires new Chief Executive Officer

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 […]

American Indian Health & Services wins United Way Award

One of the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health’s members, American Indian Health & Services (AIHS) was awarded the “United for Health Partner of the Year” by the United Way of Santa Barbara County, during its 91st Annual Awards Celebration on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. This annual event recognizes local organizations and individuals for contributing to the […]

American Indian Health & Services’ Dr. Hone leads “Walk With a Doc”

Dr. Jennifer Hone, an endocrinologist at CCUIH’s member clinic, American Indian Health & Services , has started Walk With a Doc in Santa Barbara, in an effort to prevent diabetes, heart disease, and other other health problems. Dr. Hone facilitates a one-mile Walk With a Doc Thursdays at Shoreline Park in Santa Barbara, during which participants […]

California Continuing Medical Education Best Practices & GPRA Measures Conference

CCUIH encourages our members clinics’ staff to attend the California Continuing Medical Education Best Practices & GPRA Measures Conference, scheduled for May 19-21. There will be sessions on cultural awareness and trauma-informed care, the patient centered medical home, osteoporosis, clinical documentation improvement, injury prevention, meaningful use, polypharmacy, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and much more. CCUIH staff and […]

SDAIHC to provide Prevention and Early Intervention Behavioral Health Services

    CCUIH’s member clinic, San Diego American Indian Health Center will receive funding for prevention and early intervention programs for Urban Indians in San Diego County. Prevention and early intervention programs have been instrumental in allowing Indian health organizations to use cultural practices. Read the following article, “Supervisors approve behavioral health contracts,” for more […]

Application for AIAN Exemption Now Available

Starting in 2014, individuals must have health coverage or pay a tax penalty, known as the “individual shared responsibility payment.” Many American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) can apply for an exemption to this tax penalty. To qualify for an exemption, individuals will need to complete an application. The application for individuals who receive an […]

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