Instead of a birthday party, the Affordable Care Act is getting oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court that could lead to its demise — and a lasting impact on health care in Indian Country.
Until 2020, Oklahoma was one of 14 states that had not expanded Medicaid for those qualified by ACA standards. The state has the second highest rate of uninsured adults in the country, though that may change as the program’s eligibility expands by the 2021 deadline.
The Peltier family descendant found a renewed sense of purpose. She sought to improve the recovery process for others as the pandemic worsened in the United States; Dykstra-Tibbs learned her body’s response to the virus could benefit others, which prompted her to donate toward a new type of treatment in Oklahoma.
Bozho Nikan, I hope that each of you had a joyous Christmas and New Year and that you took the time to connect with your families and share in our Potawatomi traditions. As we begin 2014 we can reflect on the joys and sorrows on the previous year. Although I have always enjoyed serving as Read More »