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For Patients

Affordable Care Act

In March 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), into law. The law makes preventive care—including family planning and related services—more accessible and affordable for many Americans.  This page will house information, links, documents, and resources about the ACA and will be updated frequently.

Dental Resources for Patients

Your Oral Health:  Articles addressing a number of oral health topics.

Eligibility Statement


Find out if you are eligible to receive services at a tribal or urban Indian health facility;

The answer to what are "Contract Health Services" (CHS);

and more.

Health Programs

Find a clinic near you

More Patient Resources


Newsletters For Patients

These newsletters include articles on health and safety that serve to improve awareness of health as well as injury and disease prevention among the American Indian patient population.

The Walking Revolution, a Documentary Film

Released by Every Body Walk!, this documentary explores how the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other has significant health and environmental benefits.