Reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, on Reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (Public Law 94-437), April 21 and 22, 1980, Washington, D.C.

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Page 231 - Indian tribe" means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or group or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688), which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.
Page 3 - tribal organization" means the recognized governing body of any Indian tribe; any legally established organization of Indians which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body or which is democratically elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such organization and which includes the maximum participation of Indians in all phases of its activities...
Page 2 - A major national goal of the United States is to provide the quantity and quality of health services which will permit the health status of Indians to be raised to the highest possible level and to encourage the maximum participation of Indians in the planning and management of those services.
Page 147 - No otherwise qualified handicapped individual In the United States, . . . shall, solely by reason of his handicap, be excluded from the participation in. be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance or under any program or activity conducted by any Executive agency or by the United States Postal Service.
Page 147 - No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Page 4 - General to require advanced training. (b) Traineeships under this section shall be awarded by the Surgeon General through grants to public or nonprofit private institutions providing the training. (c) Payments to institutions under this section may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement, and at such intervals and on such conditions, as the Surgeon General finds necessary.
Page 188 - ... is a member of a tribe, band, or other organized group of Indians, including those tribes, bands, or groups terminated since 1940 and those recognized now or in the future by the State in which they reside, or who is a descendant, in the first or second degree, of any such member, or (2) is...
Page 198 - Act, existing school buildings, hospitals, and other facilities, and all equipment therein or appertaining thereto, including livestock and other personal property owned by the Government, under such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon for their use and maintenance.
Page 188 - The Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of this Nation, in fulfillment of its special responsibilities and legal obligation to the American Indian people, to meet the national goal of providing the highest possible health status to Indians and to provide existing Indian health services with all resources necessary to effect that policy.
Page 197 - Such conditions shall include, but are not limited to, requirements that the organization successfully undertake the following activities: (1) determine the population of urban Indians which are or could be recipients of health referral or care services; (2) identify all public and private health service resources within the urban center in which the organization is situated which are or may be available to urban Indians...

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