At the Phoenix Indian Medical Center Indian Health Service in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo: Indian Health Service
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Witness list for hearing on bill to reform the Indian Health Service





The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is meeting on Wednesday to take testimony on a bill to reform the Indian Health Service.

H.R. 2662, the Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act, addresses long-standing management, employment and oversight issues at the IHS. It's a companion to S.1250, which received a hearing before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs last week, and is similar to legislation introduced in the last session of Congress.

Tomorrow's hearing takes place at 2pm on Wednesday, June 21, in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building. The witness list follows:

Panel I:
The Honorable Kristi Noem (R-SD)

Panel II:
RADM Chris Buchanan,
Acting Director
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rockville, MD

The Honorable William Bear Shield
Chairman
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Health Board
Rosebud, SD

The Honorable Andy Joseph
Business Council Member
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Nespelem, WA

Mr. Robert TwoBears
District 5 Representative
Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature
Black River Falls, WI

Ms. Victoria Kitcheyan
Great Plains Area Representative
National Indian Health Board
Washington, D.C.

House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Notice:
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2662. "Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017" (June 21, 2017)