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

June 2014 eMailout

Week 1


Week 1

MEMORANDUM

DATE: June 6 2014

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

  Department of Health and Human Services 2014 Regional Consultant – Regional Implementation Plan to Address Tribal Priorities/Recommendations/Issues (Region 10 Tribal Consultation, February 2014 in Marysville, WA summary)

Native Wellness Institute – Native Veterans Summit Gathering of Warriors II, July 10-11, 2014 in Grand Ronde, Oregon (free event and meals will be provided)

NPAIHB Weekly Funding Report

Attn: All Delegates and THDs

FASD and Addition Treatment: Improving Outcomes webinar – June 18 at 1PM EDT

Attn: Washington (WA) Delegates and THDs

Press Release: Governor Inslee selected 29 Members for Statewide health performance measure committee


Week 2

MEMORANDUM

DATE: June 13, 2014

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

  Letter from the I.H.S. Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC) to Dr. Buckberg, Department of Treasury RE: Invitation to the July 30th quarterly meeting in Washington DC

  Letter from the Tribal Technical Advisory Group to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services RE: Comments on CMS-9942-NC, Request for Information Regarding Provider Non-Discrimination

  McCollum introduces Bipartisan legislation to Improve Access to Health Care for Native Americans (Native Contract and Rate Expenditure (CARE) Act H.R. 4843)

  Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker Memorandum RE: FY2014 Affordable Care Act Formula Grants for Health Centers Funded under Section 330 of the Public Health Services Act

  NPAIHB Weekly Funding Report

Attn: All Delegates and THDs

  NPAIHB Tribal Health Director Quarterly Board meeting agenda, June 23, 2014 at the Quinault Beach Resort Casino

  Meaningful Use Update from NPAIHB Regional Extension Center coordinator

  Office of Tribal Government Relations Newsletter – May 2014

  Western Region Veterans Training Summit, September 18-19, 2014 in Smith River, CA

Attn: Washington (WA) Delegates and THDs

  Indian Policy Advisory Committee July 10 agenda in Olympia, WA

  Medicaid State Plan Amendment SPA 14-0028 (home and community-based services available to individuals who are ready to relocate from a psychiatric hospital)

Attn: Washington (WA) Delegates, THDs, and Tribal Leaders

  Tribal Centric Behavioral Health workgroup meeting agenda for June 17, 2014

Week 3

MEMORANDUM

DATE: June 20, 2014

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

  TSGAC and Technical Workgroup Members - IHS consultation plan submitted to the Appropriations Committee per the FY 2014 Omnibus report language

  NPAIHB Weekly Funding Report


Week 4

MEMORANDUM

DATE: June 27, 2014

TO: NPAIHB Delegates, Tribal Health Directors and Tribal Chairs

FROM: Joe Finkbonner, RPh, MHA, Executive Director

RE: WEEKLY MAILOUT

HHS Office of Intergovernmental & External Affairs news bulletin

Attn: All Delegates and Tribal Health Directors
NPAIHB sponsored- Project Leadership and Conflict Management Training, August 20-21, 2014 in Portland OR (limited space & travel expenses reimbursed for public health professionals from our 43 member tribes)