Improving the health of American Indians is widely-supported goal. Business as usual is no longer acceptable. Members of Congress, tribal leaders, and citizens of this country can no longer tell tribal citizens that the current system of health care delivery in Indian Country is tolerable. A system that turns away those most in need, and that rewards bureaucracies and punishes innovation, cannot be allowed to persist. My amendments below offer bold solutions to fixing this broken system. Click here to read more
Amendment 4032 would give tribe members who have been the victims of rape or sexual assault the right to have the assailant tested for HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Click here to read more.
Amendment 4034 empowers tribal members to choose for themselves how they get their health care. Click here to read more.
Amendment 4035 prioritizes patient care over administrative overhead. Click here to read more.
Amendment 4036 prioritizes scarce resources to basic medical services over program expansions. Click here to read more.
Amendment 4078 studies the factors responsible for the high prevalence of tobacco use among Indians. Click here to read more.