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Indian Health Care Improvement Act

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U.S. Congress
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Washington, DC
Published Date: 
09/30/1976
Published Date (Date): 
Thursday, September 30, 1976
Year: 
1976
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This statute authorized the provision of federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. It also helped form the basis for the Indian Health Service, an agency with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  It was reauthorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. 

Public Law. No. 94-437 (1976). 

 

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