The Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB) is the statewide voice on Alaska Native health issues. Active for over 40 years as an advocacy organization for the health needs and concerns of all Alaska Native people, ANHB continues to emphasize the importance of self-determination in healthcare services and encourages wellness and healthy ways of life in Native communities through policy change.

March 24, 2016

Self-Governance and Affordable Care Act Training

The Alaska Native Health Board and Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium Co-Host: Self-Governance and Affordable Care Act Training The purpose of this training is to provide background and history of the Self-Governance Program and its adoption in Alaska, to explain the annual negotiation process and financial aspects of the Alaska Tribal Health Compact, to… MORE
IHS Press Release
March 21, 2016

IHS Announces New Medicare-Like Rates Regulation

IHS Implements New Medicare Like Rate Regulation for Tribes The Indian Health Service (IHS) announced that it will be implementing a new regulation that gives IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health programs the ability to cap payment rates at a “Medicare-Like rate” to physician and other non-hospital providers and suppliers who provide services through the Purchase and… MORE
March 10, 2016

CMS Issues 100 Percent Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) Policy Update

On February 26, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a letter to states and Tribes providing guidance about an update to CMS policy regarding the circumstances in which 100 percent federal funding would be available for services furnished to Medicaid-eligible American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) through facilities operated by the… MORE