Tristan Ahtone

Health Care
4:00 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Medicaid Expansion To Provide More Care For Native Americans

Originally published on Mon April 29, 2013 4:48 pm

Next year, just over 200,000 Native Americans will become eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The change translates to more money for the Indian Health Service. The expansion will also force Native American health providers to deal with something they've never faced before — competition from non-tribal health programs.