Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Field Hearing in Rapid City on the Indian Health Service

 

Central High School in Rapid City, South Dakota

Central High School in Rapid City, South Dakota

Published June 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Commitee on Indian Affairs announced it will hold a field oversight and legislative hearing on “Improving Accountability and Quality of Care at the Indian Health Service though S. 2953.” The hearing will take place  on Friday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m. – MDT.

The hearing will take place in Rapid City, South Dakota, at the Central High School Auditorium.

The hearing will provide an opportunity for the committee to hear testimony on S. 2953, the Indian Health Service Accountability Act.

DETAILS:

WHAT:

A field oversight and legislative hearing on “Improving Accountability
and Quality of Care at the Indian Health Service though S. 2953.”

WHEN:   

10:30 AM MDT, Friday, June 17, 2016

WHERE: 

Central High School Auditorium
433 Mt. Rushmore Road
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701

The hearing will not be streamed live, but video will be available afterward on the committee’s website. Written witness testimony will be available at indian.senate.gov.

WITNESSES:

Mary Wakefield, PhD., R.N., acting deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

The Honorable William Bear Shield, chairman, Rosebud Sioux Tribal Health Board, Rosebud, South Dakota

Ms. Wehnona Stabler, tribal health director, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, Walthill, Nebraska

Ms. Ardell Blueshield, tribal health director, Spirit Lake Tribal Health, Fort Totten, North Dakota

Ms. Stacy Bohlen, executive director, National Indian Health Board, Washington, D.C.

 

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