The Affordable Care Act: What’s in it for American Indians and Alaska Natives?

American Indians, Alaska Natives and the Affordable Care Act

For nearly two decades tribes and health advocates, including ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson, fought for reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, the cornerstone legal authority for the provision of healthcare to American Indians and Alaska Natives. Finally, through the Affordable Care Act, we have permanent reauthorization of Indian Health Services. Sparks Robinson shares reasons why it is important for American Indians and Alaska Natives to sign up for health insurance by March 31: The Affordable Care Act: What’s In It for American Indians and Alaska Natives?