Tribes work to move forward with health care initiative
November 25, 2019
Officials from Fort Belknap Indian Community met with members of the governing body of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and a state representative Friday to discuss how Montana Native American tribes can start working on and pushing for implementation of a program to improve health in Indian Country.
The state Legislature last session passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, creating the Community Health Aid Program in Montana.
CHAP is a program to establish dental health, mental health and behavioral health aid technicians for tribal and Indian Health Services fac...