Propping Up Indian Health Care Through Medicaid

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NATIVE HEALTH was mentioned in the online health policy journal, Health Affair about Medicaid expansion in Arizona and how its helped the Indian Health Service and tribally run health systems improve access. Click here: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/36/8/1360.full to view the article or click here: ProppingUpIndianHealthCareThroughMedicaid to download a Adobe PDF version of the article.

HHS awards nearly $105 million to improve health center quality

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Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that nearly $105 million has been awarded to 1,333 health centers in all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia as an investment in quality improvement, building upon their 2016 achievements. Health centers will use these funds to further improve the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the health care…
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Family Dynamics

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by Jason Miller, LMSW NATIVE HEALTH Behavioral Health Counselor A Deeper Education Going back to school for youth can mean a lot of things. For some teens, high school is easy. For some others each school year can be filled with anxiety and self-doubt on performance with their classes, being popular or other things. For those that struggle, education can…
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NHC Children’s Art Contest at NATIVE HEALTH and NHW

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NATIVE HEALTH is sponsoring a children’s art contest, during National Health Center Week for children ages 7-12. One winner from NATIVE HEALTH and NHW Community Health Center will each receive a free bicycle and helmet. To enter, draw a picture using any drawing medium (pencil, paints, markers, colored pencils, etc.) in the box below. Please use bright colors and the…
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Need Relief From Your Title Loan?

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Four community-focused organizations have partnered to launch a program to assist Maricopa County residents struggling to pay off high-cost car title loans. The program is called “Lend a Hand,” and is being offered through a partnership between the Arizona Community Foundation, MariSol Federal Credit Union, the Phoenix IDA, and Take Charge America. The program will pay off up to $2,000 in…
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DES Community Partnership with NATIVE HEALTH

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Read about NATIVE HEALTH’s partnership with the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Last summer, DES formed a partnership with NATIVE HEALTH in central Phoenix, and for the first time ever, housed a DBME colleague in a federally-qualified health center to help clients with benefits. The program has been so successful NATIVE HEALTH expanded DES services to two days a week,…
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Domestic Violence and the Holiday Season

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There is no definite research that states domestic violence increases during the holiday season, however that does not mean domestic violence is not present during the holidays. The holiday season is vastly approaching. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year’s celebrations are just around the corner. According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence from the National Domestic Violence Hotline…
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Register to vote at NATIVE HEALTH or NHW

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NATIVE HEALTH believes in exercising your right to vote. That is why we are working with two programs to ensure that you are registered to vote. NATIVE HEALTH believes in exercising your right to vote. That is why we are working with two programs to ensure that you are registered to vote.  NATIVE HEALTH is working on Get Out the…
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