Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board: Indian Leadership for Indian Health

February 2013 eMailout

Week1

MEMORANDUM

DATE: February 1, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT


Planning Calls: 15th US Department of Health and Human Services Annual Tribal Budget Consultation (agenda)
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker Memorandum RE: CMS “Money Follows the Person” Webinar Scheduled; HHS Schedules Tribal Budget Consultations; CMS Holds “Partnership/Stakeholder” Call on New Outreach Efforts
CMS 2013 Money Follows the Person (MFP) Tribal Initiative (webinar registration information for February 6th)
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker Memorandum RE: Tribes Seeks Senate Hearing on CSC Issues; I.H.S. Releases Notes on CSC Attorney Meeting
Letter from Chairman W. Ron Allen, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to Honorable Maria Cantwell, Chairwoman of the US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs RE: Request for Hearing on Contract Support Cost Issues
Notes from the January 17, 2013 Meeting to Discuss Contract Support Cost Claims against the Indian Health Services
NPAIHB Weekly Funding Opportunities Announcement
National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Mini Grant Application

Attn: Washington Delegates and THD’s
January 2013 Washington HealthPlanFinder News Today
American Indian Health Commission Meeting, February 8, 2013 in Tulalip, WA

Attn: All Delegates and THD’s
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker Memorandum RE: New HIPAA Rules Announced
NPAIHB Conducting Effective Quality Improvement Projects Workshop, May 2, 2013 in Seattle, WA (registration form)
NPAIHB Conducting Effective Quality Improvement Projects Workshop, May 2, 2013 in Seattle, WA (agenda)
National Institute on Drug Abuse 2013 Summer Research with NIDA for Underrepresented Students
Regional HIV/STI/HEP C Training, March 14, 2013 in Canyonville, OR (agenda)
Regional HIV/STI/HEP C Training, March 14, 2013 in Canyonville, OR (accreditation info)

Week2

MEMORANDUM

DATE: February 8, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

Attn: Idaho (ID) Delegates and THDs

Attn: All Delegates and THDs

Week 3

MEMORANDUM

DATE: February 15, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT