Tag Archives: Indian Health Service

Nooksack Kelly Faction Files Notice of Appeal in Rabang v. Kelly; IHS Reassumes Services “Effective Immediately”

Here is the notice of appeal: Notice of Appeal And the IHS letter: May 16 Letter from IHS to Robert Kelly Jr

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IBIA Stays Nooksack IHS Appeal Pending Federal Court Litigation; IHS Withholds $89K From Tribe Pending Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Director, Portland Area, Indian Health Service (IBIA): 3-28-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Motion of 271 Nooksack Members to Intervene 4-3-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) IHS Statement of Non-Opposition to Motion of … Continue reading

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Nooksack Crisis Update: IHS Reassumes Health Care Duties; NAICJA Acts against Tribal Judge; HUS Stops Evictions of Disenrollees

Here is “Federal government to take over health care from Nooksack Tribe.” And: 03-27-17 IHS Reasssumption Letter to Robert Kellly Jr NAICJA has requested that the Nooksack judge relinquish his membership from that organization: 03-27-17 NAICJA Letter to Raymond Dodge HUD … Continue reading

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Rosebud Sioux Breach of Trust Claim against IHS to Proceed

Here are the materials in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States (D.S.D.): 18 Motion to Dismiss 24 Opposition 35 Reply 36 DCT Order An excerpt: The above affirmations of a health care trust responsibility are tempered by Supreme Court rulings … Continue reading

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Indian Health Service Partners with Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Services for Native Youth

Download(PDF): IHS-Indian Affairs joint news release Excerpt: “In keeping with President Obama’s Generation Indigenous initiative to improve opportunities for Native youth and the BIA’s Tiwahe initiative to strengthen Native families, this interagency agreement will enable the BIA and BIE to work … Continue reading

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IHS Instructs Nooksack to Serve All; Does Not Recognize Disenrollment Actions

Here is the letter: Letter IHS Regional Director Dean Seyler to Nooksack Chairman Robert Kelly Jr

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Navajo Sage Hospital Prevails on IHS Medicare/Medicaid Allocation and Duplication Issues

Here are the materials in Navajo Health Foundation – Sage Memorial Hospital, Inc. v. Burwell (D. N.M.): 199-sage-motion-for-summary-j-allocation-issue 200-sage-motion-for-summary-j-duplication-issue 222-response-on-duplication-issue 235-reply-in-support-of-199 236-reply-in-support-of-200 253-dct-order Prior post here.

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Navajo Nation Seeks Proposals to Assist with Claims for Unpaid Contract Support Costs

Here: The Navajo Nation Department of Justice seeks outside counsel assistance in pursuing the Navajo Nation’s claims for unpaid contract support costs from P.L. 93-638 contracts entered into with the Indian Health Service (IHS).  This would include developing claims for … Continue reading

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Files Complaint Against IHS

Download complaint here.

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Federal Court Orders IHS to Negotiate Clinic Rental Funds

Here are the materials in Maniilaq Assn. v. Burwell (D.D.C.): 10 Maniilaq Assn Motion for Summary J 15 Opposition 17 Maniilaq Response 23 US Reply 22 DCT Order

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