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Officials target mid-2015 for workers' comp changes

...states with no apparent relation to actual cost," he said.In studies of Alaska's health care market, the Alaska Health Care Commission has blamed large differences in price to lack of competition for certain specialized services in the state...
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...the official exemption form - you did that, didn't you?)SB 135EXTEND ALASKA HEALTH CARE COMMISSIONThe Alaska Health Care Commission will keep working through at least 2017.SB 137EXTEND SEISMIC HAZARDSSAFETY COMMISSIONThe Alaska Seismic Hazards...
Health care plan readied for lawmakers

A team of experts Gov. Sarah Palin asked to study Alaska's growing health-care problem is setting some ambitious goals and proposing modest steps to get there.
New health care provisions will have an effect on businesses

...areas affecting them before those particular changes take effect. Deborah Erickson, executive director of the Alaska Health Care Commission, gave the state's perspective as a large employer with more than 20,000 employees. She said such employers...
Spend more to attract other doctors, says Alaska commission

...and lure other doctors to the state to ease a shortage of primary care physicians. Among other things, the Alaska Health Care Commission recommends adding four students per year to the medical program operated by the University of Alaska Anchorage...
Alaska to join health care fight

Gov. Sean Parnell announced Tuesday that Alaska will be joining a Republican-led effort challenging federal health care reform laws by joining Florida's lawsuit to block it on constitutional grounds.
Alaska government struggles with health care

Alaska's health care systems need some big improvements, but the state's not alone in its attempts to do that, say state leaders.
Palin health care proposal promises less controversy

Gov. Sarah Palin's health care proposal for this coming year's Legislature may have a better chance than the last one did, but it's not because of what's in the plan. It's what Palin left out.


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