Self-Governance and Affordable Care Act Training

Date Posted: March 24, 2016

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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 discuss Self-Governance evolution with new and changing policies, and to review insurance and employer responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act.


Register Here!

If you plan to join either day of this training event, please click on this link to register (follow the instructions on the bottom of the page). This is a free training event.


Host Hotel: Hilton-Anchorage

The Hilton Anchorage hotel is in the heart of downtown Anchorage, an ideal location near the city’s most popular attractions. For the ideal Anchorage experience, enjoy the Alaskan art in the lobby, while at the hotel you are just steps away from excellent dining and shopping in the Anchorage Convention District. Take time after the meeting to unwind comfortably with views of the cityscape or enjoy Alaskan cuisine at one of the onsite restaurants. If fitness is what your interested in enjoy the hotels fully equipped fitness center. SGCE has established a room block for our attendees at the government rate.  This rate is available three days before and three days following the event, so bring your family and enjoy your stay in beautiful Alaska.


Hilton Anchorage

500 W 3rd Ave

Anchorage, AK 99501


To register online click here.



Call in: 1-800-HILTONS

Group code: SGCE16


Deadline extended- March 25th is the last day to book in the room block.


Highlights of the two-day training: 

Day 1-Self Governance Training

On April 5, 2016 the Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Tribal Self-Governance (OTSG) and Alaska Area Tribal Experts will provide advanced training including an overview of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA), the history and application of the Alaska Tribal Health compact with IHS, Annual ISDEAA Title V Negotiation Process for the Alaska Tribal Health Compact, and the history of Financial Developments in Alaska.


Day 2-Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

On April 6, 2016 we will continue with to cover topics and data specifically important to Self-Governance Tribes, including Tribal Sponsorship, Employer Options under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and one-on-one sessions where participants can interact directly with Tribal experts. Information covered during this session will be specific to Tribal programs.


Download the draft agenda here.