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Alaska says 1,000 people signed up for expanded Medicaid

...are expecting an increase of applicants in November when enrollment opens on the federal health care site. Alaska Primary Care Association's Jessie Menkens, who helps coordinate that effort, said for now people she works with are just excited...
SEARHC receives awards for after-hours nurse triage line

...receiving two awards for having implemented this service for its patients. The first award comes from the Alaska Primary Care Association. The award is given to show appreciation for those that contribute and support primary care in Alaska, particularly...
Around town for Thursday, April 16

...m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection-Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood Drive, Apt. G-49. Free.Alaska Primary Care Association rally, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., steps of the Capitol Building. Fourth Street between Main Street...
Medicaid rally scheduled for lunch hour Thursday

The Alaska Primary Care Association is scheduled to hold a rally on the steps of the Capitol building from noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, April 16.Fourth Street...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Medicaid expansion is the right choice for Alaska

...turn, help them move up the economic ladder.A host of medical providers across the state, including the Alaska Primary Care Association and the Alaska State Hospital & Nursing Home Association, are also in favor of Medicaid expansion. They...
Smoother marketplace rollout expected

...medical costs across the entire insured market.Cherise Fowler, outreach and enrollment coordinator with the Alaska Primary Care Association, said subsidies should help offset the cost increases.Nearly 13,000 Alaskans signed up for coverage during...
My Turn: Learn benefits, take advantage of new health insurance policy

...early. For help finding these providers in Alaska, check your plan's list of providers or contact the Alaska Primary Care Association.? Keep a medical history. Keeping all your health information in one place will help you take charge of...
My Turn: Anonymously-funded outside groups mislead Alaskans

On Wednesday, the Alaska Dispatch revealed that Koch-affiliated organizations are behind misleading, anonymous websites that discourage Alaskans from seeking health coverage. The same Koch-affiliated groups organized a town hall in Anchorage this week.
Danger of synthetic cannabinoids addressed at SB 17 hearing

...process. Messick also said since Spice is not illegal it is very difficult for schools to enforce policy. Alaska Primary Care Association Government Affairs Director Shelly Hughes testified in support of the bill, citing health risks and the potential...

...from 1978-80. During his tenure at SEARHC, Gorman served on the boards for the Alaska Center for Rural Health (1991-2002), the Alaska Public Health Association (1994-98) and the Alaska Primary Care Association (2001-04).


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