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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians

HealthCare.gov: Health Coverage for American Indians & Alaska Natives
Provides one-stop information for consumers on health insurance coverage, how to get covered, and requirements related to health insurance specific to American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicaid and American Indians and Alaska Natives
Provides an overview of the relationship between Medicaid coverage and American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Analyzes the impacts of Medicaid expansion and insurance coverage for AI/AN populations. Appendix shows state-specific changes in health insurance coverage for AI/AN populations between 2013 and 2015.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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IHS Suicide Prevention Program
Provides information and resources to support suicide prevention programs in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Also provides the resources to help AI/AN communities and individuals recover from the grief caused by suicide.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Services for Native Americans (OAA Title VI)
Lists the resources available under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Administration on Aging (AoA) for Native Americans including services for nutrition, caregivers, elders, as well as grant opportunities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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SAMHSA's Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center
Provides culturally relevant and evidence-based training and technical assistance on mental health and substance use disorders, and suicide prevention to federally recognized tribes, other American Indian/Alaska Native communities, SAMHSA tribal grantees and other organizations that serve Indian Country.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Oregon Office of Rural Health Maps
Offers a compilation of maps of Oregon on a variety of topics, including urban and rural designations, healthcare providers and facilities, population demographics, and more. Several maps include county-level data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health
Online peer-reviewed journal published monthly focusing on multicultural and environmental aspects of the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Rim region.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
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Tribalhealthcare.org
Provides training tools for community representatives and consumer-oriented education materials to assist American Indians and Alaska Natives in understanding their rights and opportunities under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA). Produced by the National Indian Health Outreach and Education Initiative.
Type: Website
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FastStats: Health of American Indian or Alaska Native Population
Contains health-related statistics for the American Indian or Alaska Native population. Statistics include: population, live births, health status, health risk factors, access to health care, mortality rates, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Intimate Partner Violence Health
Offers healthcare providers and advocates tools and resources to prepare a clinical practice to address domestic and sexual violence, including screening instruments, sample scripts for providers, and patient and provider education resources. Includes specific resources for American Indian and Alaska Native populations, LGBT, and primary care.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Futures Without Violence
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