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American Indian & Alaska Native People (AI-AN)

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ASPE Issue Brief

Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Current Trends and Key Challenges

July 21, 2021
This Issue Brief describes changes in the uninsured rate, health coverage, and access to care for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) and discusses key policies for this population, including how the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) builds on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and invests additional resources in the Indian health care system.

AI AN Data Capacity

February 6, 2020
National health surveillance instruments are intended to monitor important health issues and health status of all populations in the United States. Several population subgroups present with disparities in health conditions and health care. To effectively create programs and policies to address these issues requires accurate identification of key population subgroups.
ASPE Issue Brief

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians: Estimates of Medicare Savings

May 9, 2019
Between 1996 and 2013, there was a 54% decrease in the incidence of diabetes-related end-stage renal disease (ESRD-DM) in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/ AN) populations. This decline has occurred since the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) was established in 1997.

The Costs and Benefits of Expanding Hepatitis C Screening in the Indian Health Service

October 23, 2018
The Indian Health Service (IHS) serves approximately 2.2 million American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people in the U.S. According to surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AI/AN populations have the highest incidence of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) and the highest rate of HCV-related mortality relative to other racial and ethnic groups.

Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation in Indian Health Service Direct Service Facilities

May 23, 2018
This report summarizes strategies Indian Health Service (IHS) clinics have used to implement the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care, challenges they faced during implementation, and lessons learned that might benefit IHS clinics that have not yet received PCMH recognition.  Common strategies to address challenges include use of telemedicine and partnerships with academic medical

Indian Health Service Programs—A Retention Analysis

March 12, 2018
This study expands upon the analysis of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) begun in “Provider Retention in High Need Areas and continued in “The National Health Service Corps:  An Extended Analysis” by using the same techniques used in these earlier studies to examine retention patterns in Indian Health providers..  The study finds about 81% of the IHS program participants serve in the sa

Addressing Trauma in American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

September 25, 2016
This report summarizes findings from an environmental scan about practices and programs addressing trauma and related behavioral health needs among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth.
Report

Eligible Uninsured Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: 8 in 10 Could Receive Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Credits, Medicaid or CHIP

March 17, 2014
By: Minh Wendt (a), Shondelle Wilson-Frederick (a), Samuel Wu (a), and Emily R. Gee (b) (a) Office of Minority Health
Literature Review

An AI/AN Suicide Prevention Hotline: Literature Review and Discussion with Experts

November 14, 2009
This exploratory study provides background information pertaining to an American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Suicide Prevention Hotline.