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Please Join NIHB for a Tribal Caucus on upcoming Tribal Consultation in advance of OMB Tribal Consultation on Proposed IHS Mandatory Funding 

On June 2, 2023, from 2-5pm ET, the Office of Budget and Management (OMB) is holding a Tribal consultation on the to seek Tribal input and recommendations on the FY 2024 President’s Budget proposal to shift funding for the HHS Indian Health Service (IHS) from discretionary to mandatory beginning in FY 2025. Specifically, OMB is asking for input on the following topic areas:

1.      Input on how mandatory funding for IHS should grow in the outyears, including specific feedback on the different components of the proposed mandatory formula.

2.      Specific feedback on the highest priority programs and activities recommended for investment in the FY 2024 budget, including associated funding levels.

3.      Specific suggestions on how the Administration can build support for enactment of this proposal.

Please join NIHB for a Tribal caucus in advance of this consultation on Wednesday, May 31, from 2:00-3:30 PM ET to discuss key points that Tribal leaders may want to consider in advance of this consultation. 

Please Register in advance for the Tribal Caucus here:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

More details about the Tribal consultation, including registration information, can be found in the Dear Tribal Leader Letter.

If you have any questions, please contact Caitrin Shuy, Director of Government Relations at or Tyler Scribner, Budget and Appropriations Counsel, at

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