ICTMN Staff
8/28/12
Traveling by plane, boat, taxi or all the above for basic health care needs is not uncommon for people who reside on the remote islands and extreme edges of Alaska, reported The Br...
Harold Monteau

Let’s dispel a myth circulating in Indian country: Indians and Indian tribes are not prevented from taking advantage of the benefits of the Patient Protection and Aff...

8/27/12
Lloyd Miller

On June 18 the Supreme Court issued a rare decision favoring Indian Tribes in a one billion dollar case pitting the Tribes against the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Indian Health Service....

8/5/12
Rob Capriccioso
8/4/12
WASHINGTON – The director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) says the agency is supportive of employees who communicate with members of the U.S...
Carol Berry
7/27/12
For too many Native Americans, the adage “Don’t get sick after June" once applied—because Indian Health Service (IHS) funds sometimes dwindled then—but soon it may be a different s...
ICTMN Staff
7/27/12
On July 13, Donald “Del” Laverdure, acting assistant secretary-Indian Affairs, announced the appointment of Thomas D...
Vincent Schilling
7/18/12
On July 11, The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced several efforts geared toward the process of completing veterans’ disability claims faster and more accurately...
Carol Berry
7/17/12
A Navajo man who sued the government for misdiagnosing and then botching surgery on his injured hand lost in the Tenth U.S...
Mark Trahant

The Supreme Court will most likely issue a decision on Thursday that will leave a mess behind. I doubt there will be a clean decision—up or down—it’s far more likely that court will focus on the most narrow of issues. Then the political process can sort out what’s left standing....

6/27/12

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