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To William Streur, DHSS Comm. of Resources,

I, again, request your withdrawal for support of any new DHSS rule depriving low income woman of their constitutional rights...to be a god in "control" of other self-willed entities. DHSS rules can only steer the leviathan through leadership, preferably...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-30/william-streur-dhss-comm-resources
Letters
My Turn: The nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act are loose

...to mean any exchange whether established and operated by a state or by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS).The ACA's full name suggests two primary goals: protecting patients and making health care affordable. Based on a model...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-29/my-turn-nuts-and-bolts-affordable-car
Opinion
Thanks for attending the Recovery Slam

...fourth annual Recovery Slam at the University of Alaska Southeast this past weekend: Juneau Voices for Recovery, state of Alaska DHSS-DBH, Rainforest Recovery Center, NCADD-Juneau, Juneau Youth Services, Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc., the Governor's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092709/nei_497941853.shtml
State health officials confirm case of shellfish poisoning

...Conservation Environmental Health Laboratory.DHSS says the person had typical PSP symptoms...private beach in the Loring area, said DHSS spokesman Jason Grenn.All shellfish can...geoducks and scallops, according the DHSS release. Commercially harvested shellfish...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/state-health-officials-confirm-case-she
State
Legislators lose confidence in top state commissioner

...Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), is the boss of 3,500 employees...doctorate in human services. She was appointed DHSS commissioner a little over two years ago...direction. She says the leadership issue at DHSS is a symptom of a larger problem. "There...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022408/opi_250440998.shtml
Medi-jammed

...were enrolled in the federal health care program, according to DHSS numbers.The department anticipates 20,000 more Alaskans would...helping us out," Kreher said.Between December and March, DHSS spent $825,000 on voluntary paid overtime to get through the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/medi-jammed
State | AK legislature
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...by-dollar reductions proposed by the governor.DHSS would experience a $19.8 million reduction...by $5 million, less than 1 percent. DHSS' fiscal year 2015 budget was $2.7 billion...foster care and the Alaska Pioneer Homes. DHSS spokeswoman Sarana Schell said by email...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/walkers-budget-proposal-corrections-and
State | AK legislature
State looks to expand Medicaid in July

...off a capital project or two, cuts to DHSS have serious implications, Davidson said...people go without health care," she said.DHSS operates on a $2.7 billion budget...want them to live in good communities."DHSS spokeswoman Sarana Schell said while there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/state-looks-expand-medicaid-july
State | Local | AK legislature
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...feds offer it millions of dollars for transportation projects.DHSS Commissioner Valerie Davidson has been the Walker administration's...payment system, and has advocated for reform alongside expansion.DHSS is operating on a $2.7 billion budget this year; $1.7...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/medicaid-expansion-rejected-house-finan
State
Finding the good with FASD

...here and we expect them to be these functional adults."To learn more about FASD and resources in Alaska, visit http://dhss.alaska.gov/dbh/fas/Pages/default.aspx.? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at melissa.griffiths...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-05/finding-good-fasd
Local

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