The Urban Indian Health Equity Act

report (to accompany S. 2645) by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

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  • Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- Law and legislation,
  • Indians of North America -- Medical care -- Law and legislation,
  • Indians of North America -- Mental health services
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    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 101-557
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14432158M

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The Urban Indian Health Program (UIHP) consists of 41 non-profit (c) (3) programs nationwide. The programs are funded through grants and contracts from the I.H.S., under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, PLas amended. Approximately 45% of the UIHPs receive Medicaid reimbursement as Federally Qualified Health.

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The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) is the national organization devoted to the support and development of quality, accessible, and culturally-competent health services for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) living in urban settings.

The projects we operate help us do all of this while providing information to assist other urban Indian-serving groups and organizations to better the health of the urban Indian community nationwide.

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Section 3 of P.L.the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, declares that "it is the policy of the Nation, in fulfillment of its special responsibilities and legal obligations to the American Indian people, to ensure the highest possible health status for Indians and urban Indians.".

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An urban Indian health program operated by an urban Indian organization pursuant to a grant or contract with the Indian Health Service pursuant to title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C.

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Care provided is not limited to just the medical needs but to provide holistic quality care for the entire family. Physical and mental healthcare are essential. The Indian Constitution makes the provision of healthcare in India the responsibility of the state governments, rather than the central federal government.

It makes every state responsible for "raising the level of nutrition and the standard of living of its people and the improvement of public health as among its primary duties". The National Health Policy was endorsed by the Parliament of.

the Act of Aug (72 Stat. ), and any descendant of such an Indian. Section 4(28) defines “urban Indian” to mean any individual who resides in an urban center (“any community which has a sufficient urban population with unmet health needs to warrant assistance underFile Size: KB.

Book. Full-text available propose pathways between urban planning and health equity through better access to materials and other resources throughout To advance an urban health equity.

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