Certified American Indian or Alaska Native Code - Latest in Year

SAS Name
CRTFD_AMRCN_INDN_ALSKN_NTV_CD

“American Indian or Alaska Native” means any beneficiary defined at 25 USC 1603(13), 1603(28), or 1679(a), or who has been determined eligible as an Indian, pursuant to 42 CFR § 136.12; i.e., a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB). Please see COMMENT for a complete definition of CBID.

Comments

Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) means the beneficiary:

a. Is a member of a Federally-recognized Indian tribe;

b. Resides in an urban center and meets one or more of the following four criteria:

i. Is a member of a tribe, band, or other organized group of Indians, including those tribes, bands, or groups terminated since 1940 and those recognized now or in the future by the State in which they reside, or who is a descendant, in the first or second degree, of any such member;

ii. Is an Eskimo or Aleut or other Alaska Native;

iii. Is considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian for any purpose; or

iv. Is determined to be an Indian under regulations promulgated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services;

c. Is considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian for any purpose; or

d. Is considered by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to be an Indian for purposes of eligibility for Indian health care services, including as a California Indian, Eskimo, Aleut, or other Alaska Native; most recent in the calendar and all prior years

SOURCE: T-MSIS Annual Demographic and Eligibility TAF

Code Code value
0 Individual does not meet the definition of an American Indian/Alaskan Native
1 Individual meets the definition of an American Indian/Alaskan Native
2 Yes, Individual does have Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood
(CDIB)
Null/missing source value is missing or unknown