Jemez Pueblo http://kunm.org en Insurance Exchanges Could Open Indian Health Service To Non-Indians http://kunm.org/post/insurance-exchanges-could-open-indian-health-service-non-indians <p></p><p></p><p>Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Health Care Act is expected to bring in much needed dollars to the chronically underfunded Indian Health Service or IHS.&nbsp; But tribal health experts say the main game changer in Indian country will be new health insurance exchanges.&nbsp; For the first time ever, the IHS, a system traditionally open only to Native Americans, will be competing for non-Indian patients in order to survive. KUNM’s Tristan Ahtone reports.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 21:47:47 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 28625 at http://kunm.org Insurance Exchanges Could Open Indian Health Service To Non-Indians