Onida, SD

#1 Nov 1, 2012
Has anyone seen the blog about the IHS systems in the South Dakota forums? No one is commenting, and I can't believe it!!!!!

United States

#2 Apr 21, 2013
Might look on some of the Res. forums
david deloria

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Sep 8, 2013
anyone read trail of broken treaties guess what they still do penalties for not buying Obama health care NOT for Natives the Trust is out of balance.
To David D

Onida, SD

#4 Nov 5, 2013
What does your post mean? Explain?
david deloria

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Jan 15, 2014
To David D wrote:
What does your post mean? Explain?
even if your native and not enrolled on a reservation the word not enrolled like me i'm an adopted kid now an adult who cannot get enrolled because of politics to be honest well if i don't get obama care i will be penalized unfairly just because some yahoo's in lbst cannot enroll people correctly is not my fault its thier's and why we need the afordable care act we got IHS contract health anyways
To David D

Onida, SD

#6 Mar 11, 2014
IHS Contract Health is NOT a health insurance plan, David. It is a community service you (or enrolled members, or decendants of enrolled members) are entitled to. A clinic. A health care system provided BY THE GOVERNMENT to PROVIDE health care on the reservation....on EVERY reservation and even some services off the reservation (SFalls has public health services, as does Rapid City.) This facility is similar to every clinic off the through an Avera or Sanford name. Every person who seeks these services (on or off the res) MUST apply for primary care--whether it is offered through employment OR through government qualifications like CHIPS or Medicaid or Medicare. IHS is NOT "insurance". IHS does NOT accept you walking in the door without proof that you have OTHER coverage of some kind or PROOF that you were denied Medicaid. This was the system BEFORE ObamaCare. That being said, I don't care for Obama's plan either. But we are regulars at IHS---and we have insurance. I think the care me and my children recieve is outstanding, comprehensive, and given with care. Appreciate what you have been given.

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