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News Alert | October 30, 2019

NCUIH to Testify before Congress on “Native Veterans’ Access to Healthcare”

NCUIH VP Sonya Tetnowski to Testify before Congress on “Native Veterans’ Access to Healthcare” 


Today, Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing entitled “Native Veterans’ Access to Healthcare.” This landmark oversight hearing will examine the unique barriers American Indian and Alaska Native veterans continue to face when seeking access to quality, culturally competent care from VA and tribal health systems. NCUIH Board Vice President and CEO of the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley Sonya Tetnowski (Makah) will be testifying before the Subcommittee. With Rep. Brownley presiding, the hearing will take place in House Visitors Center 210 at 10:00 AM EST.


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Directors of the Policy Team
Carla Lott, Director of Congressional Affairs,
Julia Dreyer, Director of Federal Relations,
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