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The U.S. Indian Health Service underpaid SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for more than a decade. Now it's time to pay up. A settlement was reached...
Tribal consortium takes over hospital

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has taken control of the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

With the change, Alaska becomes the first state to have all of its health facilities for Natives managed by Native organizations. The consortium's board is made up of 15 representatives from Native organizations around the state.
Feds to pay millions for neglecting Native health

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Indian Health Service will pay nearly $50 million in a settlement with Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages that didn't get the federal funds they were...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Native groups near agreement on hospital 9/4/98

...for operations - still need to be worked out, and the plans must be approved by both organizations and the U.S. Indian Health Service. The groups intend to submit proposals to the federal government by Oct. 1. They hope the transfer takes...
Juneau Empire Online Local: Natives negotiate hospital plan 9/4/97

U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, who wrestled construction money out of Congress, is pushing legislation that would create a tribal board to run the $168-million facility.


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