Tracker Entry #: 28
Document Category: DULL
Citation/Location:

2021, Pub. L. No 117-2, Div. XI (ARPA)


Relevant Dates:

Published April 16, 2021


Agency Actions: Allocation of Funding
Summary:

Approximately $4.3 billion in new resources appropriated to the IHS in the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021, Pub. L. No 117-2, Div. XI (ARPA). These funds are one-time, non-recurring, and can only be used for the purposes specified in the statute. They may also cover costs that were incurred to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 during the period beginning January 31, 2020, through March 11, 2021.

Tribal Health Programs will receive these one-time, non-recurring funds through unilateral modifications and/or amendments to their existing ISDEAA agreements. As noted above, these
funds must be used for the purposes for which they are appropriated, and must be used consistent with the conditions established by law and the modifications/amendments.

Urban Indian Organizations will receive these one-time, non-recurring funds through existing IHCIA contracts. These funds must be used for the purposes for which they are appropriated, consistent with a modified scope of work, budget, and bilateral modification for each IHCIA contract.


Analysis/ Additional Details:

The IHS will provide $80 million to support UIOs. Urban Indian Organizations that bill for reimbursements will receive a one-time, equal payment amount, and an additional one-time payment based on their UIO’s total number of Urban Indian users.

The IHS will provide $20 million to support UIOs. Each Urban Indian Organization will receive a one-time, equal payment amount, and an additional one-time payment based on each Urban Indian Organization’s total number of Urban Indian users.

The IHS will provide $84 million to support UIOs. Each Urban Indian Organization will receive a one-time, equal payment amount, and an additional one-time payment based on each Urban Indian Organization’s total number of Urban Indian users.

The IHS will provide $3 million to support UIOs. Each Urban Indian Organization will receive a one-time, equal payment amount, and an additional one-time payment based on each Urban Indian Organization’s total number of Urban Indian users.

The IHS will provide $24 million to support UIOs. Each Urban Indian Organization will receive a one-time, equal payment amount, and an additional one-time payment based on each Urban Indian Organization’s total number of Urban Indian users.

The IHS will provide $40 million to support UIOs. Each Urban Indian Organization will receive a one-time, equal payment amount, and an additional one-time payment based on each Urban Indian Organization’s total number of Urban Indian users.