Health Resources and Services Administration Tribal Consultation
September 21, 2015
The Health Resources and Services Administration's Tribal Consultation will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Monday, September 21, 2015, in conjunction with the National Indian Health Board Annual Consumer Conference in Washington, D.C.
Letter to Tribal Leaders (2015) (PDF - 47 KB)
Tribal Consultation Agenda (PDF - 62 KB)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) improves access to health care services for all people in the U.S. who are uninsured, isolated, or medically vulnerable and supports health care providers in every state and U.S. territory.
HRSA is working with partner Federal agencies and Tribal communities in order to increase access to health professionals, health centers, and affordable health care in hopes of decreasing Tribal health disparities.
Health Resources and Services Administration provides opportunities for collaboration with Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities and Tribal organizations to improve access to care for American Indians and Alaska Natives. The two agencies are natural partners in providing comprehensive, culturally acceptable, accessible, affordable health care to improve the lives of Tribal populations.
To help Tribal organizations maximize the impact of key HRSA programs, the two agencies have identified the following priorities:
Do you know the level of HRSA grant funding, number of HRSA-supported clinicians and how many Health Professional Shortage Areas are in your state? Find out today. Just choose your state from the dropdown menu or map on HRSA in Your State.
Tribal Consultation Policy (PDF - 130 KB)
October 2014 IHS/HRSA Tribal Leader Letter (PDF - 115 KB)