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Johnson wants politics out of expanding Medicaid

JUNEAU - The rocky launch of the federal online insurance marketplace provided cover for those skeptical of Medicaid expansion, but the issues are separate, the regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/johnson-wants-politics-out-expanding-me
State
More than 3,300 Alaskans sign up for insurance

JUNEAU - More than 3,300 Alaskans signed up for private health insurance during the first three months of the online marketplace, with the vast majority - 83 percent - receiving federal help in paying their premiums, government figures released Monday show.The number of sign-ups as of Dec. 28 is up sharply from the end of November, when fewer than 400 Alaskans had selected plans. Nationwide, enrollment through Dec. 28 was nearly 2.2 million. That figure includes enrollment through state-run insurance exchanges.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-14/more-3300-alaskans-sign-insurance
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State denies portion of CPH expansion

KENAI - The state has denied portions of a $43 million expansion plan for Central Peninsula Hospital.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-26/state-denies-portion-cph-expansion
State
Alaska Native foster children to receive federal help

...News-Miner.State payments to foster families in the past were partially reimbursed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, but tribal program payments were not.The new agreement allows Tanana Chiefs Conference to receive...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-12-19/alaska-native-foster-children-receive-federal
Report: 398 Alaskans pick marketplace health plans

JUNEAU - Government figures released Wednesday show 398 Alaskans signed up for private health insurance during the first two months of the online marketplace.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-12/report-398-alaskans-pick-marketplace-he
State
Juneau schools stocked with emergency EpiPens

A recent law signed into effect by President Barack Obama won't affect Juneau much, even though it offers financial incentives to states with school districts that stay prepared for unexpected emergencies related to severe asthma attacks and allergic reactions.The Juneau School District already meets the higher standard of preparedness encouraged by the president's Nov. 13 signature on the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-09/juneau-schools-stocked-emergency-epipen
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Parnell denies Medicaid expansion

Gov. Sean Parnell announced Friday that Alaska will not participate in Medicaid expansion. Instead, he plans to create an advisory group to reform Medicaid in Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/parnell-denies-medicaid-expansion
State
Alaska Federation of Natives gathering grows

Editor's note: The Juneau Empire will be covering the Alaska Federation of Natives convention from Fairbanks throughout the week. For the latest AFN news visit us online at www.juneauempire.com.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-21/alaska-federation-natives-gathering-gro
State
For homeless, few options at night

ANCHORAGE - It's 14 degrees in Anchorage and afternoon winter darkness is falling. You have nowhere to stay.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-06/homeless-few-options-night
State
Report: 398 Alaskans pick marketplace health plans

JUNEAU - Government figures released Wednesday show 398 Alaskans signed up for private health insurance during the first two months of the online marketplace.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-12/report-398-alaskans-pick-marketplace-he
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