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Running head: LEGISLATION LEGACY 1 Legislation Legacy Darrell Dannelley ETH/125 December 14, 2011 Angie Andriot
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LEGISLATION LEGACY 2 Legislation Legacy Since the first boats that came to America the American Indians have had many problems and issues with the newcomers to the land. This holds true today. The American Indians are still having issues with the federal government. One of the biggest or most important issues today is the health and health care amongst the American Indians. American Indians have some of the highest percentages of health problems not only in the U.S. but in the world. A big fear now it that the Indian Health Care Improvement Act IHCIA may be repealed. This is believed to be due to the Republican Congress task of cutting overall healthcare reform law. The IHCIA will
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Unformatted text preview: provide federal funding for many Indian health care programs. The Indian members are afraid that this act is going to be grossly changed. I do not believe that American Indians should worry about the Indian Health Care Improvement Act being repealed. Even if this act was repealed President Obama has showed support for the Indian Health Care Improvement Act throughout his term and even prior to getting elected when he was in Senate and he would have the power to veto. Although I do believe that many republicans do believe that the government should not be in charge of the healthcare plans for anyone, I cannot believe that they do not see the need for American Indians to have some extra help when it comes to having more medical care....
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course ETH/125 ETH/125 taught by Professor Angieandriot during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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