Category

    health reform

  1. Affordable Care Act: What Native Youth Need To Know Toolkit

    With the passing the Affordable Care Act, American Indian and Alaska Native individuals (AI/AN) received unprecedented access health care systems. Special benefits and protections specifically codified for improved access to quality healthcare systems were put in place for AI/AN’s. The National Indian Health Board works daily with a variety of...
  2. Lifelong Disparities among Older American Indians and Alaska Natives

    The rapidly growing number of older American Indians and Alaska Natives warrants the attention of researchers, policy makers, and service providers. This report uses American Community Survey data to provide a national overview of the sociodemographic characteristics of this growing population. American Indians and Alaska Natives ages 50 and over...
  3. Opportunities to Promote Children’s Behavioral Health: Health Care Reform and Beyond

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was signed into law in 2010, has several provisions that could greatly improve the behavioral health of children and adolescents in the United States. It requires that many insurance plans cover mental health and substance use disorder services, rehabilitative services to...
  4. Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance for the LGBT Community

    This toolkit is designed to increase provider awareness of issues that particularly affect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) population, provide information on key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, provide information specific to enrollment for LGBT communities, and offer resources to support LGBT individuals who have questions or are ready to...