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Kelly says he will keep open to possible Medicaid expansion

...committee discussed hiring former state health commissioner Bill Streur as a consultant. Streur served under former Gov. Sean...believed that, frankly, but when I hear it from a guy like Bill Streur, I start to think a little bit different.""That's...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel to consider former commissioners

...committee's co-chairs have proposed contracts with former Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell and former Health Commissioner Bill Streur. The committee is expected to consider the proposals later this week.Co-chair Anna MacKinnon said she and co-chair...
Report: Expanding Medicaid would save state millions

...that to a minimum level of 90 percent by 2020.The Senate Finance Committee has hired former state health commissioner Bill Streur to review the impacts of expansion. Streur served under Walker's predecessor, Gov. Sean Parnell, who resisted...
State | AK legislature
State wants mediation over Medicaid billing

...progress had begun to emerge, including improved processing of claims.The following month, state health Commissioner Bill Streur sent a letter to the company's president, demanding a corrective action plan. Streur said health care providers...
Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

...commissioner and vendor behind the system, Xerox, spoke to the problems and efforts being made to address them.Commissioner Bill Streur said the responsibility for implementation rests with him, though he also pointed out that the department relies on...
State | AK legislature
Dems introduce legislation to expand Medicaid

...She said Parnell was looking forward to a report that will be delivered by Health and Social Services Commissioner Bill Streur on the status of those not eligible for Medicaid.? Contact reporter Jennifer Canfield at 523-2279 or at jennifer...
State to discuss Ebola preparedness conference to provide an update on Alaska's Ebola preparedness plan.Gov. Sean Parnell, health commissioner Bill Streur, chief epidemiologist Joe McLaughlin and epidemiologist Michael Cooper will hold the news conference on Thursday in...
Planned Parenthood suing over Alaska abortion regulation

...abortions if it funds medically necessary services for others with financial needs. The lawsuit lists as defendants Bill Streur, the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services who proposed the regulations, and the department...
Abortion, anti-discrimination bill things to watch this week in the Legislature

...conditions among the options for what would be considered medically necessary. It also includes what health commissioner Bill Streur has called a "catch-all option," described as "another physical disorder, physical injury, physical illness...
State | AK legislature
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...tracks closely with regulations that were approved after being proposed during the interim by state Health Commissioner Bill Streur. The regulations are now the subject of a court challenge brought by Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest. A...
State | AK legislature


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