Indian Health Service Funding Stoppages for Tribal Co-pay Policies

July 2, 2008 Indian Health Service (IHS) officials are strongly considering a shift in policy that would result in the stoppage of IHS funding for health care at IHS-funded facilities. Any IHS-funded facility that charges eligible beneficiaries (i.e., a co-payment) for portions of health service or pharmaceuticals may be subject to a complete halt in [...]