Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, DHHS
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Indian Health Service
Mapping tool that can be used to find an Indian Health Service, Tribal or Urban Indian Health Program facility.
Getting Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs: Information for American Indians and Alaska Natives
U.S. Social Security Administration
Information to determine if you are eligible for the "Extra Help" from the Social Security Administration. (PDF, 317 KB)
Indian Health Board of Minneapolis
History of the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis.
Urban Indian Health Institute
Native Generations is a campaign addressing high rates of infant mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives. The Native Generations campaign emphasizes connection to culturally-grounded healthcare and community services to promote healthy families and prevent infant deaths among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
The Urban Institute
Recommendations from the 2005 roundtable on the Indian Health System and Medicaid reform. (PDF, 1.7 MB)
The Commonwealth Fund
American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) continue to suffer significant disparities in their health status, despite the efforts of the Indian health system to improve the quality of care in AIAN communities. This system is severely underfunded, resulting in concerns over the quality of health care delivered to this population. This paper is a review of the current status of the quality of health care for AIANs. 2004 report.
Kaiser Family Foundation
A study of American Indians' and Alaska Natives' access to health care, conducted by researchers from the Urban Institute, University of Arizona and the Kaiser Family Foundation, identifies some of the health policy challenges this population faces.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
This report identifies health disparities, health status and outcomes of American Indians. This report also assesses whether the Indian Health Service (IHS), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are improving the delivery of health services and the overall health status of Native Americans. (PDF, 1.7 MB)
University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Presents the mission, goal, foundation and current status of Indian Health Services. (PDF, 256 KB)
National Library of Medicine
Journal Citations from MEDLINE/PubMed
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, DHHS
Resources about Medicaid, children's health insurance program (CHIRPA), and tribal health.
University of Colorado School of Public Health
Indian Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides access to CDC information including policies, health agency profiles, public health law, tribal support, statistics and surveillance data, and grant funding opportunities.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services