Health Insurance

March 29, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

State-recognized tribes are Native American Indian Tribes and Heritage Groups that are recognized by individual states for their various internal government purposes.

January 22, 2012
By:
Mark Trahant

A question for any Republican running for any federal office: If you are successful repealing “ObamaCare,” what happens to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act?

January 15, 2012
By:
Mark Trahant

This election ought to be about one issue, a referendum on health care reform.

December 07, 2011
By:
Kimberly Yellow Robe

Medicare is an important benefit—if you have this card, you will want to consider participating in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program.

May 16, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Republican Party unity on the issue of a massive restructuring of Medicare and Medicaid (if there is such a thing) ended this weekend.

May 13, 2011
By:
Peter J. Pitts

President Obama recently gave a speech outlining a framework for reducing the federal debt by $4 trillion over the next 12 years. There are many questions about the president’s budget plans.

But the most urgent one is: Why has he declared war on health-care innovation?

April 28, 2011
By:
Geoffrey Strommer

A year after passage of national health care reform with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Act”), the entire Act, including the many Indian-specific provisions within, is in danger of being taken away.

April 05, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

The national budget debate is multi-directional. Most of the story, so far, has centered on this year’s federal spending, basically how to strip dollars from a fiscal year that’s roughly half over. Then, there is the fight over next year’s budget, the one that is supposed to start on October 1.

March 29, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Just over a year ago President Barack Obama signed the health care reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affo

February 28, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

This week represents, perhaps, the most important week of lobbying for tribal nations since the end of the termination era.

January 26, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Journalists like me have played the role of Chicken Little for many years. We have written dozens of stories about the consequences of an election, predicting what will happen after Republicans win and fulfill their promises to drastically cut government.

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