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June is Men’s Health Month

Regular checkups, staying active, and eating a balanced diet can help improve the health of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) men and boys. Take action and make health a priority!


Quality Health Care at IHS

Our patients are our first priority. Quality health care reduces disparities and promises a future that assures excellence for our patients across the IHS system.


13th Annual Direct Service Tribes National Meeting & 6th Annual Great Plains Health Summit

"Empowering Indian Health for Future Generations"

The IHS Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee and the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board (GPTCBH) will partner in hosting the Direct Service Tribes 13th Annual National Meeting & 6th Annual GPTCHB Health Summit to be held August 31-September 1 at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn in Rapid City, SD.


Affordable Care Act Special Protections

Members of federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Corporation shareholders can enroll in Marketplace coverage year round and are eligible for cost sharing protections Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving American Indians, Alaska Natives and people eligible for services through IHS, tribal or urban Indian health programs may claim an exemption from the penalty Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving for not having coverage.


IHS Blog: People, Patients and Programs

The IHS website is one of the most important communication tools for our patients and providers. Through a new initiative to promote the IHS Areas, the IHS Blog now showcases some of IHS’ best people, ideas and programs. Posts from authors across IHS include positive stories about employees and patients.


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