2017 Legislative Priorities

The top 5 federal priorities as voted upon by attendees of the October CRIHB 47th Annual meeting are as follows:

  1. Indian Health Services (IHS) Appropriations
  2. Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) funding
  3. Mental Health/Substance Abuse programs
  4. Affordable Care Act (ACA)/Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) definition of American Indian
  5. Medicaid/Medicare Policy

The top 5 state priorities are as follows:

  1. Restore the $6.4 million Indian Health Program
  2. Increase CalWORKs substance abuse program funding
  3. Advocate for Tribal Health Programs before the government
  4. Reduce mental health disparities
  5. Bring Dental Health Aide Therapy to California Tribes

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