CMS Division of Tribal Affairs Videos on Affordable Care Act

The CMS Division of Tribal Affairs has developed a series of videos for the AI/AN populations regarding the Affordable Care Act. Videos and descriptions are below:

Health Matters

Health matters to American Indians and Alaska Natives from all walks of life. This series of videos explores the many benefits of coverage from the Health Insurance Marketplace.CMS Loy

Health Matters
A Native comic, actor, track and field star, bull rider, jingle dress dancer, storyteller, and singer-songwriter describe why health coverage is important to them when it comes to family, injury, women’s health, diabetes care, and prescription coverage. Watch Video (6:20 minutes)

Health Matters to Young Adults
Nez Perce singer-songwriter Julia Keefe talks about how she is covered under her parents’ health care insurance until she is 26, and how that gives her the freedom to be creative because she doesn’t have to worry about her health. Watch Video (2:15 minutes)

Health Matters to Mothers
Umatilla Tribe champion jingle dress dancer Acosia Red Elk discusses the importance of health insurance to mothers like her, who are looking for coverage for women’s health issues like prenatal care, mental health and mammograms. Watch Video (2:07 minutes)

Health Matters to Athletes
Cherokee track and field star Jamie Loy discusses how health insurance provides coverage if athletes are injured. Watch Video (2 minutes)

Health Matters to Fathers
Menominee/Seminole stand-up comic Mitch Factor talks about how coverage for his whole family gives him peace of mind when he is on the road, because hospital stays, prescriptions, and specialists are covered. Watch Video (2:17 minutes)

Health Matters to Cowboys
Northern Cheyenne/Blackfeet bull rider Dakota Louis talks about how his rides in the rodeo put him at risk of injury, how health insurance can provide peace of mind, and the fact that many Natives are eligible for lower premiums and Medicaid. Watch Video (2:08 minutes)

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Health Matters to Actress Kim Guerrero
Health care matters to Colville/Salish-Kootenai/Cherokee Actor Kim Guerrero. She discusses being an advocate for Native health and how Marketplace coverage can save American Indians and Alaska Natives from out-of-pocket costs. Watch Video (2:05 minutes)

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