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My Turn: Time to continue moving Alaska forward be done to make this happen.We achieved much for Alaska's First Peoples: permanently reauthorizing the Indian Health Service, securing half a billion in federal dollars in back payments to our tribes after two decades of no action, ensuring...
Clinical nurse specialist Osbekoff honored by Indian Health Service

...Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, will be honored by the Indian Health Service Dec. 13 at the National Director's Award Ceremony...years. It is through individuals like you that the Indian Health Service has been able to make a difference in the lives...
Investigators fault Indian Health Service on equipment losses

...of equipment has vanished somewhere between the Indian Health Service and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium...did accept about $7 million in property from the Indian Health Service and that was to enable us to continue program services...
SEARHC's Gregory honored for youth suicide prevention work

...employee, recently was selected as a 2011 National Indian Health Service Behavioral Health Achievement Award recipient and...Prevention. She received her award Aug. 3 at the Indian Health Service/Bureau of Indian Affairs/Bureau of Indian Education...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...the VA and tribal health care organizations to provide treatment to veterans in rural areas. There are now 26 Indian Health Service facilities statewide that have signed on. In recent years, he toured Dillingham and Cordova with Federal Communications...
Steffes wins Caplan Award

...presented with the 2008 Caplan Award at the Biennial Indian Health Service Optometrist meeting in Fullerton, Calif. The award...every two years to an optometrist working with the Indian Health Service who is not a commissioned officer in the U.S...
Raven's Way program helps youth conquer substance abuse

...success rates of any youth treatment program in the Indian Health Service system, combines conventional substance abuse and...medical staff. Treatment costs are covered by the Indian Health Service, Medicaid, private insurance or grant funding...
Health CEO: layoffs coming after $12M loss

...with an annual payroll of $70 million.The organization recently was awarded a $40 million settlement from the Indian Health Service for unpaid contract support services between 2005 and 2011 but Winkelman said that will not be used to shore up...
19,000 Alaskans fall in health 'coverage gap' of Obamacare

...into this gap. However, 13,000 of those are Alaska Natives, she said, who receive care through the federal Indian Health Service. The remaining 19,000 are mostly out of luck: their choices are to purchase insurance at full cost, use public...
My Turn: Veterans care is improving in Alaska

...accessible to Alaska veterans.That is the result of an innovative partnership between the Veterans Administration, Indian Health Service, and other government agencies. Senator Begich proposed this partnership five years ago, and now it is a reality...


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