Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

TSGAC Quarterly Meeting Summaries

2015 Quarterly Meeting Summaries:

January TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met January 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members discussed Strategic Plan priorities and heard updates about the Medicare-Like Rates Proposed Rule, Contract Support Costs Policy, and ACA Implementation. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

March TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met March 23-24, 2015 in Washington, DC.  During the meeting TSGAC members discussed recent Office of Inspector General’s notice, Contract Support Costs updates, and Budget changes.  Click here to review the full meeting summary.

July TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met July 21-22, 2015 in Washington, DC.  During the meeting TSGAC members heard updates about the IHS Contract Support Costs Policy, ACA Implementation, and new prevention initiatives.  Click here to review the full meeting summary.

October TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met October 6-7, 2015 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members discussed Contract Support Costs Policy updates, ACA Employer Mandate Exemption and Cadillac Tax, and IHS updates. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

 

2016 Quarterly Meeting Summaries:

March TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met March 30-31, 2016 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members heard updates regarding the VA, CSC Policy, Budget, and OMB’s self-governance priorities for the remainder of the Obama Administration. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

July TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met July 20-21, 2016 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members discussed IHS’s strategy for quality of care improvement, coordination between VA-IHS reimbursements, and the CHAP Expansion Draft Policy. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

October TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met October 26-27, 2016 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members discussed the VA’s plan to consolidate programs to improve access to care, Self-Governance Transition Plan, CSC Policy update, and HUD housing opportunities to support Tribal health initiatives. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

 

2017 Quarterly Meeting Summaries:

January TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met January 24-25, 2017 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members heard updates regarding Self-Governance Presidential Transition priorities, the ACA, the OIT Catalog of Services, the IHS-VA National CMOP agreement, and the National IHS-VA MOU extension. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

March TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met March 28-29, 2017 in Washington, DC. During the meeting TSGAC members discussed the VA-IHS MOU, IHS Congressional and Legislative Office Updates, GAO High Risk Report, IHS CSC Policy, and the status of RPMS and the OIT Service Catalog. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

July TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met July 18-19, 2017 in Washington, D.C.Click here to review the full meeting summary.

October TSGAC Meeting

TheTSGAC met October 24-25, 2017 in Washington, D.C. to receive updates on and host discussions on the following topics/issues:  Office of Tribal Self-Governance Update, Joint TSGAC and Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee Meeting; Office of Resource Access and Partnership Update; Renewing the National IHS-Veterans Administration Memorandum of Understanding; current Congressional budget and legislative actions; Office of Information Technology update; Implementation of the IHS Quality Framework and Associated Initiatives; Contract Support Costs update; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act update; and, Re-Imagine HHS Initiative and HHS/IHS Strategic Plan Development. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

2018 Quarterly Meeting Summaries:

January TSGAC Meeting

The TSGAC met January 24, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Due to the uncertainties regarding the timing of the Federal government shutdown, the meeting was shortened to 1 day. The government re-opened on Tuesday, January 23rd thereby allowing IHS representatives to meet with the TSGAC to receive updates and host discussions. Click here to review the full meeting summary.

March TSGAC Meeting