...Personnel Management, which suffered a devastating breach last year. State's scores bested only the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The hack from Russia was so deep that State's...
KETCHIKAN - The operator of the Ketchikan Medical Center has been awarded a $3.66 million grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to build on work done in Alaska.
WASHINGTON - Mirroring a shift in society, the Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system.
The days are getting shorter and summer activities are winding down. School supply lists are appearing in stores and your inboxes. Kids are (hopefully) finishing their summer reading lists.
ANCHORAGE - Anchorage's two largest hospitals are appealing the state's recent allocation decisions in hopes of building more emergency room beds in the next several years.
NEW YORK - Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will cover the costs itself rather than accepting any reimbursement.
Does state law authorize Gov. Bill Walker to implement Medicaid expansion? Sen. John Coghill's My Turn raises that important question, but the answer to that question is "yes," not "no.
On July 16, despite low projected oil prices, an ongoing budget crisis, and warnings across the country about cost issues associated with Medicaid expansion, Gov. Bill Walker announced his intent to unilaterally expand Medicaid in Alaska.
On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law as an amendment to the Social Security Act. Most people who will become eligible for Medicare this year were in high school when this legislation was authorized.
In Tenakee Springs and other rural towns in Southeast Alaska, medical specialists think they've found a way to replace medevac flights. It comes on a little cart.
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