In January, the state of Alaska hired a new Third Party Administrator (TPA), Aetna, to process the prescription drug claims for active and retired state employees.
When I went to work for the State of Alaska I was promised a secure retirement with health benefits.
Eugene (Gene) F. Chittenden, long-time Juneau resident, passed away Saturday, September 20, in Colorado Springs, CO. Gene died as a result of pulmonary fibrosis. Gene returned to Colorado a year ago to be near his family and private services will be
...prompted Peterson to attempt to get the state to recognize his combined years of service.He requested the Division of Retirement and Benefits (R&B) department recognize the combined time, which they did after he presented evidence that he went...
ANCHORAGE - Same-sex partners of state employees will be considered as immediate family under action taken Thursday by the Alaska State Personnel Board.
...it at the time.First, on Friday, Oct. 9, an employee of a national accounting firm working for the Division of Retirement and Benefits lost a laptop from a vehicle. It was thought to contain personal identity information for almost every...
SITKA - Every third Thursday in November, tobacco users are encouraged to set a date to quit or pledge to be smoke-free for 24 hours as a part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout.
...response to this case. John Gaguine is an attorney who retired from the Alaska Department of Law after 15 years as an assistant attorney general. His primary client for most of that time was the Alaska Division of Retirement and Benefits.
...investment fund lost $927 million from July 2000 to June 2002 and TRS lost $471 million, according to the Division of Retirement and Benefits. Skyrocketing health care costs also contributed to the fund's liability. The PERS board, in spring...
Former Juneau Mayor Sally Smith is packing up for a months-long stint in Fairbanks, where she will try to help temper a well-known northern Alaska environmental group's radical-green image.
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