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Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...donut hole,'" she said to the crowd.She called for a floor vote on Medicaid expansion.Walker said he and Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson have stayed up late and gotten up early many days to prepare...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
Chenault: Erin's Law won't pass this session

...of school districts, and kindergarteners from low-income families would have their physicals paid for by the Department of Health and Social Services, not the Department of Education and Early Development. Gardner's bill, Senate Bill 31...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/chenault-erins-law-wont-pass-session
State | AK legislature
Patients' medical records under threat

...provider and report that."For the study, Liu and colleagues analyzed an online database regulated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and containing mandated reports of breaches in health information protected by federal privacy...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/patients-medical-records-under-threat
Not For Web
Photos: Contemplating reform

...R-Big Lake, left, and Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, listen to Valerie Davidson, commissioner for the Department of Health and Social Services, speak on HB 148 relating to medical assistance reform measures at the Capitol on Tuesday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/photo-contemplating-reform
State
Bartlett CEO says more Medicaid could mean $1M for hospital

...would be eligible and 1,140 would enroll if the federal health care program is expanded in the state, based on Department of Health and Social Services numbers.Those extra people covered would mean Bartlett would be paid back more often for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/bartlett-ceo-says-more-medicaid-could-m
State | Local
League of Women Voters support the expansion of Medicaid

...Medicaid at no immediate cost to the state through the federal Affordable Care Act. Reports from Alaska's own Department of Health and Social Services state that an expanded Medicaid program would save the state millions of dollars in Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-06/league-women-voters-support-expansion
Letters
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Medicaid expansion is the right choice for Alaska

...expanding Medicaid would save the State of Alaska $6.6 million in FY2016 in the Department of Corrections and Department of Health and Social Services budgets. With the severe budget crisis affecting our state, this is reason enough for the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-05/empire-readers-council-editorial-medi
Opinion
Munoz disregarded the health concerns of 1,300 constituents

...disappointed that Rep. Cathy Munoz voted with the House Finance Committee to cut Medicaid expansion out of the Department of Health and Social Services budget.According to the state-financed consulting report by Evergreen Economics, there...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-30/munoz-disregarded-health-concerns-130
Letters
The benefits of expanding Medicaid

...Medicaid at no immediate cost to the state through the federal Affordable Care Act. Reports from Alaska's own Department of Health and Social Services state that an expanded Medicaid program would save the state millions of dollars in Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-22/benefits-expanding-medicaid
Letters
Teentopia: Free event for high schoolers tonight

...AWARE Inc., Teen Council, the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.For more information, contact Teen Council Organizer Cori Stennett at cori.stennett...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/teentopia-free-event-high-schoolers-ton
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