Legislative: Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 5406

Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1334

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in room 1334 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs held a legislative hearing on:


  • H.R. 5406 (Rep. Kristi Noem), To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to improve access to tribal health care by providing for systemic Indian Health Service workforce and funding allocation reforms, and for other purposes. “Helping Ensure Accountability, Leadership, and Trust in Tribal Healthcare Act.”


  1. Ms. Mary Smith
    Principal Deputy Director
    Indian Health Service
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , Rockville, MD
  2. The Honorable William Bear Shield
    Rosebud Sioux Tribal Health Board
    Rosebud, SD
  3. The Honorable Vernon Miller
    Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
    Macy, NE
  4. Ms. Victoria Kitcheyan
    Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
    Winnebago, NE
  5. Ms. Jerilyn Church
    Chief Executive Officer
    Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board
    Rapid City, SD
  6. Ms. Stacy Bohlen
    Executive Director
    National Indian Health Board
    Washington, D.C.