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IHS beneficiaries have choices in health coverage

  As more widely-accessible health care continues to slowly advance in America, changes to Indian Health Services or IHS, have come from Obamacare as well.

Through the Tribally-Sponsored Health Insurance program, qualified beneficiaries and their family members can receive coverage at no cost. 

In this conversation with KDLL’s Jay Barrett, Joanne Sheppard of the Dena’ina Wellness Center explains how the T-SHIP, as it’s called, differs from traditional coverage.

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