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2010 Letters

December 30, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux writes to initiate a consultation on the Indian Health Care Improvement Fund (IHCIF) and its formula [PDF - 225 KB]


December 7, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux writes to Tribal Leaders with an update on activities that the Indian Health Service is undertaking to deliver the benefits made possible by the Indian Health Care Improvement Reauthorization and Extension Act of 2009 [PDF - 103 KB]


November 12, 2010

The Department of Interior and Department of Health and Human Services writes to inform Tribal Leaders of a combined effort to prepare a national Suicide Awareness Conference to occur early next year [PDF - 60 KB]


Department of Veterans Affairs and the Indian Health Service have signed a comprehensive and far-reaching Memorandum of Understanding aimed at improving the health status of American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans [PDF - 40 KB]


Mr. Jay Angoff, Director, Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight and Dr. Roubideaux, Director, Indian Health Service, writes to initiate a consultation on the Indian-specific provisions related to the development of the Health Insurance Ex [PDF - 31 KB]


October 27, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux writes to update Tribal Leaders on the IHS Director’s Tribal Advisory Workgroup and their recommendations to improve the Tribal consultation process [PDF - 38 KB]


October 5, 2010

Letter to Tribal Leaders from John Berry the Director of Office of Personnel Management and Dr. Roubideaux regarding consultation on Section 157, Access to Federal Insurance, in the recently reauthorized Indian Health Care Improvement Act [PDF - 561 KB]


September 17, 2010

The Indian Health Service and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, write to update Tribes on our mutual work to provide mental health and substance abuse programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives [PDF - 34 KB]


August 16, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux updates Tribal Leaders on the Agency actions related to Health Information Technology [PDF - 38 KB]


July 22, 2010

Update to Tribal Leaders on activities that IHS is undertaking to deliver the benefits made possitble by the Indian Health Care Improvement Reauthorization and Extension Act of 2009 which amended the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, and included in the [PDF - 45 KB]


July 20, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux writes Tribal Leaders about the ongoing consultations to improve the Indian Health Service contract health services program [PDF - 30 KB]


June 8, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux informs the Tribal Leaders of the FY 2010 Contract Health Services Appropriation [PDF - 33 KB]


May 12, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service, letter regarding the initiation of a formal Tribal consultation on implementation of the recent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act [PDF - 27 KB]


April 14, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux writes Tribal Leaders on the progress of the Indian Health Service Director's Area Tribal Listening Sessions [PDF - 27 KB]


April 2, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux provides information about the $3.5 million in 2009 Recovery Act funds the IHS is allocating for Tribes and Tribal organizations to develop interfaces that will enable non-Resource and Patient Management System users to electronically repor [PDF - 23 KB]


March 19, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux informs Tribal Leaders of the United States Government Accountability Office study of the Indian Health Service's Contract Health Services program [PDF - 24 KB]


February 16, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux notifies Tribal Leaders about updates the "Director's Corner" on the Indian Health Service web site


January 15, 2010

Dr. Roubideaux request Tribal input on recommendations on how to improve IHS' Tribal consultation process [PDF - 44 KB]


Dr. Roubideaux writes to Tribal Leaders to begin consultation on how to reform the Indian Health Service contract health services program [PDF - 40 KB]