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.
July 26, 2016
Four groups in Alaska will soon receive federal funding for telemedicine and distance learning projects. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday that it will award $23.4 million in grants to such projects across the country, with about $1.4 million of that going to Alaska. Telemedicine and distance learning services can help “connect rural communities… MORE
July 15, 2016
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is announcing an expansion of service by providing prior authorization and travel coordination for Alaska Native and American Indian Medicaid beneficiaries through the ANMC Travel Management Office by the end of July. ANTHC is pleased to partner with the State of Alaska in this change to Medicaid travel management… MORE
July 13, 2016
On June 1, 2016, IHS initiated tribal consultation through a Dear Tribal Leader Letter and a draft policy statement titled, “Creating a National Indian Health Service Community Health Aide Program.” A national Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) would increase access to quality health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of community… MORE