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Walker to work with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

...have concerns with the ability of the system to handle additional enrollees.Margaret Brodie, director of health care services for the health department, has said the majority of new claims through the system are processing correctly, and that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/walker-work-lawmakers-expand-medicaid
State
House Finance begins digging in to governor's Medicaid bill

...about providers being paid for services they didn't render and pricing errors.Margaret Brodie, director of health care services for the health department, says the state is working with the vendor and expects remaining system defects to be corrected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/house-finance-begins-digging-governors-
State | AK legislature
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...about $150 million in advance payments to providers who requested them, said Margaret Brodie, director of health care services for the health department.But Brodie, in an interview, said the July target to begin enrolling newly eligible recipients...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/committee-begins-digging-medicaid-bill
State | AK legislature
Filling in the (coverage) gaps

...Alaskans access necessary health care services. In November 2013, when the...access to a wide array of health care services.Generally, the gaps in access...network. The extent of primary care services available, regardless of community...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-24/filling-coverage-gaps
Opinion
Audit: Systemic problems in Corrections Department

...are in the process of reviewing and evaluating those that can be updated, which may result in improvements in health care services," Corrections spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle said.Among the findings, the review said that some security policies...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-26/audit-systemic-problems-corrections-dep
State
Group seeks overhaul of state health care services

...overhaul of the state's system of managing health care services. Alaskans for Medical Choice and Competition has filed...don't have some way to manage the growth of new health care services, said Sherry Hill, spokeswoman for the state Department...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122804/sta_20041228006.shtml
News
APCA picks Vastola as winner of 2011 Sockeye Award

...David Vastola, Community Health Care Services medical director with SouthEast...director for Community Health Care Services, assuming direct responsibility...working with Community Health Care Services, he was a pediatrician at S'axt...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-09/apca-picks-vastola-winner-2011-sockeye-
Local
Bartlett to partner with Hospice

...through Hospice and Home Care in an effort to keep home care services available in Juneau despite health care reforms. Bartlett...initiatives aimed at reducing utilization of health care services; ? and making efforts to provide full hospice and home...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032311/loc_803985747.shtml
News
Bowman named CHCS medical director

...the position of medical director for community health care services.Bowman most recently has been serving as deputy medical director for community health care services. He replaces longtime medical director Dr. David Vastola...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-28/bowman-named-chcs-medical-director
Local
New child care center ready for Monday opening

...Willoughby Ave. "I've seen the need for more child care services in the downtown area," Davison said. "I could have...the effort, as they agree there are not enough child care services available in Juneau. "The openings for children are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-19/new-child-care-center-ready-monday-open
Local

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