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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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Learn benefits, take advantage of new health insurance policy

...plan's list of providers or contact the Alaska Primary Care Association.? Keep a medical history. Keeping all your...the outreach and enrollment coordinator for Alaska Primary Care Association. She provides training and technical assistance...
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...
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).
APCA picks Vastola as winner of 2011 Sockeye Award

The Alaska Primary Care Association recently honored Dr. David Vastola, Community Health...It is with great pride and humility that I receive the Alaska Primary Care Association's Sockeye Award," Vastola said. "I accept this award...


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