martes, 25 de noviembre de 2014

New Health Coverage Options for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Dept. of Health & Human Services
Nov 24, 2014
By: Jace Killsback
Today is the National Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act Enrollment! Every American Indian and Alaska Native should learn more about how the Affordable Care Act can benefit them as soon as possible. The best way to review your options is to go to You can also visit your local IHS or tribal clinic, or you can call 1-800-318-2596. ​
YouTube Embedded Video: Jace's #GetCovered Story
As the tribal health administrator for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana, it’s important to practice what you preach. And that’s especially important when it comes to health insurance.
This hit home for me earlier this year when my wife Emily suffered a gallstone attack. We rely on the Indian Health Service for our care, and while they do a great job, her surgery needed to be done at a hospital in Billings.
It brought to our attention the need for health insurance, so I enrolled in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. I selected a plan that with tax credits costs $155 a month for our household of five.
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