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Tribal epidemiology centers designated as public health authorities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

@inproceedings{Hoss2015TribalEC,
  title={Tribal epidemiology centers designated as public health authorities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act},
  author={Aila Hoss and Montrece McNeill Ransom and Matthew S. Penn},
  year={2015}
}
In 2010, Congress enacted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which permanently reauthorized the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA). Originally passed in 1976 and subsequently amended, IHCIA declares that “it is the policy of this Nation, in fulfillment of its special responsibilities and legal obligation to the American Indian people, to assure the highest possible health status for Indians and urban Indians and to provide all resources necessary to effect that policy… 

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