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DIHFS: Medicaid Health First Colorado

COMMUNITY Medicaid – Health First Colorado Amanda Harris, MS | Kelly Poleyestewa | Chris Barrientos Do you and your family… live in Denver County? have active Medicaid coverage? use Denver Indian Health and Family Services for your primary healthcare needs? If you answered YES to all these questions,please call Medicaid to update your plan! Here’s what you will need ...

Updated Sliding Scale Fee at DIHFS

DIHFS POLICY UPDATE Updated Sliding Scale Fee at DIHFS Starting May 2018, DIHFS will be updating it’s sliding scale fee for uninsured patients without proof of tribal enrollment. Are you wondering if that will effect you? Take a look a flow chart below Please note: DIHFS Behavioral Health services are for enrolled tribal members only. DIHFS Dental services accepts Health ...

SAMHSA New Behavioral Health Publications

Suicide Clusters within American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities This paper examines what is known about suicide clusters within American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations and uses that information to provide recommendations for stakeholders working to prevent and contain suicide clusters within AI/AN communities. Inventory#: SMA17-5050. Clinical Guidelines ...

Clinical Guidance to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Clinical Guidance to Help Broaden Health Care Professionals’ Understanding of Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder   The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published new guidance to help expand healthcare providers’ understanding of using medications to treat people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Treatment Improvement ...

Haseya Advocate: Native Women in History Series, part 2

Native women in history seriesAs recently as the 1970’s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. And even more so, Native women in history are often absent. This month, Red Wind will be sending out emails featuring two native women in history to help build our ...

8th Gen Launches Towel Line

VIBRANT CULTURAL ART FOR YOUR HOME OR ON THE GO! As vibrant as they are plush, these towels are the perfect way to bring striking cultural art into your home or on an outing to your favorite getaway spot! SHOP THE COLLECTION! Buy Now Eagle Beach Towel by Louie Gong(Nooksack) ...

Allison Neswood Fights for Justice

By Kristin Jones Allison Neswood is a health care attorney for the Colorado Center on Law & Policy (CCLP), a Trust grantee and participant in Health Equity Advocacy, a group of organizations working together to build a strong and diverse field of health equity advocates in the state. Her job at CCLP is to advocate for access to health care and other basic needs, with a ...

First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Build Business Capacity

First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Build Business Capacity and Provide Conservation Planning Among Native American Producers LONGMONT, Colorado (March 14, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced it has received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help build ...

Colorado Legislative Update for Businesses March 9, 2018

Colorado Business Legislation Updates March 9, 2018 HB18-1261 (Weissman (D)) – Colorado Arbitration Fairness Act The bill establishes impartiality standards for, and requires disclosures of perceived conflicts by, arbitrators. It permits a party to challenge an arbitrator based on the failure to meet the new standards and disclosures before or during arbitration. ...