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Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

...those subsidies - about 6.4 million people receive the aid, averaging $272 monthly, according to the Health and Human Services Department. Analysts have warned that most of those people would no longer be able to afford health coverage if the...
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Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...Insurance Plans.Here's the issue, in a nutshell:To streamline next year's open enrollment season, the Health and Human Services Department recently proposed offering automatic renewal to 8 million consumers who are already signed up.But the...
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Keeping your health law plan may mean a premium hike

...they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.The Health and Human Services department released a massive computer file of 2015 premiums one day ahead of the start of open enrollment. Those...
Insurer expected to get bigger with health exchange

...first, with additional features added later.Susan Johnson, the regional administrator for the federal Health and Human Services Department, said it won't be perfect right away. But she said the exchange will be a big step forward for how...
Alaska's online insurance market set to debut get insurance, and they want to know the premium rates.Figures released last week by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department show the average individual monthly premium for a benchmark policy known as the "second-lowest-cost...
City to swap properties with JAMHI mental health services. In 2000, JAMHI took over programs formerly offered by the city when the Health and Human Services Department was dismantled. The Salmon Creek building was used by the city's mental health staff before JAMHI moved...
This Day in History

...Show of the San Diego Padres, eclipsing the record held by Ty Cobb. In 1996, two top officials with the Health and Human Services Department resigned over President Clinton's signing of the Republican welfare overhaul bill (another official...
Better weapons for Medicare-fraud battle

...opened new accounts. Or they take their illicitly gotten millions and leave the country. The U.S. Health and Human Services Department and the Justice Department have deployed task forces to Miami and other trouble spots to root out fraud...
Alaska is on front line of bird-flu fight

...should be prepared to be on the front lines of a bird flu pandemic, the regional director of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department said. James Whitfield, who visited Juneau on Tuesday, said he hopes that some day people will think...
State Briefs

...terrorism events, Gov. Tony Knowles announced Tuesday. The money is part of $1 billion the federal Health and Human Services Department is sending to states. The funds are intended to upgrade states' ability to track and investigate infectious...


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