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

January 2013 eMailout

Week2

MEMORANDUM

DATE: January 11, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

Attn: ALL Delegates & Tribal Health Directors

Vacancy Announcement

Week3

MEMORANDUM

DATE: January 18, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

Attn: Washington Delegates, THDs, and Tribal Chairs


Attn: All Delegates and THDs

Week4

MEMORANDUM

DATE: January 25, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Press Release—Healthier Alaskans create a healthier economy: Independent study forecasts a positive economic impact for expanding Medicaid coverage in Alaska
NPAIHB Weekly Funding Opportunities Announcement—CMS 2013 Money Follows the Person (MFP) Tribal Initiative
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker General Memorandum 13-003—Court Rules Ex parte Young Doctrine May Overcome Tribal Sovereign Immunity
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker General Memorandum 13-004—GAO Report Raises Questions about ANCSA Regional Corporations
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker General Memorandum 13-005—Report of the Attorney General’s Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker General Memorandum 13-006—Supreme Court to Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case

Attn: Washington Delegates and THD’s
Federal Funding Webinar announcement—Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery’s 2014-2015 Uniform Application for the Mental Health Block Grant and Substance Abuse Block Grant
6th Annual Squaxin Island Drug & Alcohol Awareness Dinner, January 27 at 2:00 pm

Attn: All Delegates and THD’s
State of Washington Health Care Authority’s State Medicaid Administrative Match Federally Recognized Tribes—Tribal MAM Workgroup PowerPoint presentation (from last week)
8th Annual Native Caring (A Conference to learn, Connect, and Share), March 27—28, 2013 in Lincoln City, OR
Online Training announcement—Overview of Performance and Quality Management, February 6, 2013 10 am to Noon (via iLinc registration)