Robert Weaver Makes September 2016 Cover of Native Oklahoma Magazine

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Robert Weaver, a Quapaw tribal member, makes the cover of the September 2016 issue of Native Oklahoma magazine. Weaver, president and CEO of the Native American insurance management firm RWI Benefits, LLC, works to improve the health and wellness of native people through affordable health care.

I'm always happy to bring awareness to the health care industry and the money practices within it. After all, without health we have nothing.

Robert Weaver, a Quapaw tribal member, makes the cover of the September 2016 issue of Native Oklahoma magazine. Native Oklahoma is a monthly publication of the Native American Times, Oklahoma’s online inter-tribal news source owned by Lisa Snell. Weaver, president and CEO of the Native American insurance management firm RWI Benefits, LLC, works to improve the health and wellness of native people through affordable health care. In the September issue, his business is also profiled in an article titled "Robert Weaver: Making health care affordable for Indian Country."

As a teenager, Robert Weaver lost a cousin to suicide. That experience stuck with him. At that time, finding adequate, accessible health insurance coverage for mental health issues was very difficult. As an adult, he recognized a need to educate and protect tribal leaders from insurance providers eager to cash in on a lack of knowledge about reasonable coverage costs. Since 2007, his business has been committed to leveling the playing field for Native Americans and eliminating these disparities.

"I am honored to be on the cover of this well-respected magazine within Indian Country," says Robert Weaver, RWI Benefits, LLC, president. "I'm always happy to bring awareness to the health care industry and the money practices within it. After all, without health we have nothing."

A more in-depth account of Weaver's business can be found in the September 2016 issue of Native Oklahoma. The electronic version of the magazine is now available at http://www.nativeoklahoma.us. Free hard copies can be found at tribal and Oklahoma welcome centers.

Since 2007, Robert Weaver has been the owner and founder of RWI Benefits, LLC. The firm specializes in all lines of insurance to include employee benefits, property and casualty, worker’s compensation and all other forms of insurance management consulting. The RWI Benefits home office is located in Quapaw, Oklahoma, on Tribal trust land. Additional offices are located in Joplin, Missouri, and Chickasha, Oklahoma. Weaver owns NativeCare Health, LLC, a third-party benefit administration company, as well as, MedCase, LLC, a utilization review firm. Weaver is also the consultative representative for government-to-government relations of the Quapaw Tribe, a group working in Washington, D.C., to improve healthcare access for Indian Country as a whole. Learn more at chooserobertweaver.com or rwibenefits.com.

One of Weaver's favorite publications is a free resource offered providing informational videos for less economically developed Indian tribes and nations. These videos can be found on the Robert Weaver Quapaw Tribe Facebook page or via the YouTube Native Health and Insurance Channel. If your organization needs assistance with any of the issues listed, Robert Weaver can be reached directly at 417-483-4700.

Native Oklahoma magazine is a publication of the Native American Times catering to Oklahoma visitors interested in Native American people, heritage and events. Find Native America online at http://www.nativeoklahoma.us.

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