NCUIH Signs on to Letter Urging Reauthorization of Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program with Tribal Set-Aside Increase

Last week, the National Council of Urban Indian Health signed-on to a letter to Congress led by the National Home Visiting Coalition in support of the reauthorization of the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV). The recommendations for reauthorization outlined in the letter include:

  • Increase MIECHV funding over the next five years to reach more families and better support the workforce
  • Double the Tribal MIECHV set-aside from three to six percent
  • Continue to allow virtual home visits with model fidelity as an option for service delivery
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