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September 21, 2021

White House Announces 2021 Tribal Nations Summit

On September 21, 2021, The White House announced that the 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit will occur the week of November 8, 2021. Specific dates and times will be shared in a follow-up announcement. This year the Summit will…
September 14, 2021

New Update from the American Rescue Plan

The Biden-Harris Administration will be releasing an additional $425 million in funding through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from the American Rescue Plan to be used by states to improve access to health insurance coverage through a section 1332 state-based reinsurance waiver. If…
September 14, 2021

New Updates from CMS on the Coverage to Care Toolkit

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released an updated Coverage to Care (C2C) enrollment toolkit. The Office of Minority Health at CMS has released these updates to aid community partners, enrollment assisters and other health care insurance specialists on how to enroll…
September 13, 2021

Updates on PRF and ARP Funding

On September 29, applications to apply for American Rescue Plan (ARP) rural funding and Provider Relief Fund (PRF) phase 4 will open. Overall, $8.5 billion in ARP funding and $17 billion in PRF will be distributed to rural health providers…