Highlights 2016
  • Areas of focus in 2016

  • 1. Indian Health Service Budget
  • Reduction in IHS funds for most tribes in FY 2016.
  • 2. Medicaid Payment and Delivery System reform
  • 3. Federal and State Exchanges (Qualified Health Plans)
  • 4. Uninsured
  • 5.  Washington State 
  • Medicaid Transformation
  • Innovation Plan
  • Healthier Washington
  • Areas of focus in 2016

  • American Community Survey
  • State Reports
  • Federal Reports
  • Areas of focus in 2016

  • Coverage
  • Payments
  • Areas of focus in 2016

  • Federal
  • State
  • Washington
  • Oregon*
  • Idaho
  • Areas of focus in 2016

  • Integration of Behavioral Health and Medical
  • Global Budgets in IHS funded programs
  • State Innovation Models (SIM) grants

  • Money follows the Person
  • Minnesota,Oklahoma, Washington, N.D.

  • Areas of focus in 2016
  • 1. Indian Health Service Budget
  • Purchased and Referred Care reduced by 4% (due to no increase and inflation)
  • Overall increase less than inflation
Suggested Citation: Health Care Reform for American Indians and Alaska Natives, Ed Fox, 2016 Website.
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