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posted 08/02/18

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Over the last decade, Congress has repeatedly flagged the abominable conditions in the South Dakota facilities but they’ve failed to make meaningful change.
Democrats and Republicans on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have asked the leader of the Indian Health Service to address two investigations that highlighted serious lapses in the agency’s care for Native Americans.
Dozens of patients have died needlessly due to errors made in Indian Health Service hospitals in South Dakota alone.