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

July 2013 eMailout

Week 2

MEMORANDUM

DATE: July 12, 2013 (posted July 15, 2013)

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

Attn: All Delegates & THDs


Attn: (OR) OREGON Delegates & THDs


Attn: (WA) WASHINGTON Delegates & THDs

Week 2

MEMORANDUM

DATE: July 19, 2013

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT


Attn: All Delegates & THDs


Attn: (OR) OREGON Delegates, Tribal Health Directors, and Tribal Chairs

Attn: (OR) OREGON Delegates & Tribal Health Directors


Attn: (WA) WASHINGTON Delegates , Tribal Health Directors, and Tribal Chairs

Week 3

MEMORANDUM

DATE:   July 26, 2013

TO:   NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM:  Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE:   WEEKLY MAILOUT

• Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker Memorandum RE: IRS Issues Notice Delaying ACA “Employer Mandate”; CMS Holds All Tribes’ Call on Medicaid and CHIP State Plan Amendment Process
• Dr. Roubideaux response to the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC) summarizing the priority issues discussed during April’s Washington, DC meeting
• NPAIHB Policy Brief – FY2014 House Interior Appropriations- The FY 2014 House Interior Appropriation Subcommittee Bill: A Dismal picture for the Indian Health Service Budget
• Tribal Technical Advisory Group letter RE: Comments to Arkansas’s 1115 Waiver Premium Assistance for Medicaid
• 2013 Indian Health Partnerships Conference, Contract Health Service Recognition Awards - Nomination Form
• NIHB’s Spread the Word RE: S.H.O.W. (Schedule Host Organize Witness) Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) Outreach in your area announcement
• NPAIHB’s letters of support for SDPI
• HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs News Bulletin for 7/19/13
• NPAIHB Weekly Funding Opportunities Report

 

Attn: All Delegates & THD’s
• NPAIHB Digital Storytelling Workshop, September 17-19 in Portland (registration & meeting logistics included) <No registration fee & travel expenses reimbursed for public health professionals from our 43 member tribes>
• NPAIHB Tribal Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training, September 30-October 4 in Portland  <No registration fee & travel expenses reimbursed for eligible participants from our 43 member tribes>