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Walker: Expand Medicaid

...the state's participation if the match falls below 90 percent.In a recent letter to Walker, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said if the state expanded coverage and later dropped it, it would have no obligation to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/walker-expand-medicaid
State | AK legislature
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...coverage Jan. 1. Millions of new customers are also expected to try to sign up for the first time.New Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell is hoping that auto renewal will simplify things, a welcome change from this year's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/plan-simplify-2015-health-renewals-ma
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Official: Moda won't extend some Alaska policies

...costs are very high and there is not much competition among insurers," he said in a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, asking that this idea be studied.Burwell told Begich while competition is working in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/official-moda-wont-extend-some-alaska-p
State
Alaska's ACA enrollment nears 13k

...through the Marketplace, demonstrating brisk demand for quality, affordable coverage," said Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a news release. "Together we are ensuring that health coverage is more accessible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/alaskas-aca-enrollment-nears-13k
State
Canceled policies could be a plus for new markets

WASHINGTON - Insurance cancellations are fueling a political backlash against President Barack Obama and Democrats supporting his health care overhaul, but they may be a silver lining for the law itself.

http://juneauempire.com/ricardo-alonso-zaldivar/2013-11-08/canceled-policies-cou
Senator Murkowski wants updates on insurance exchange

...health care law. Alaska let the federal government set up an exchange for the state.In a letter Monday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said no one in Alaska has been able to sign...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-15/senator-murkowski-wants-updates-insuran
State
Murkowski wants updates on insurance exchange

...health care law. Alaska let the federal government set up an exchange for the state.In a letter Monday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said no one in Alaska has been able to sign...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-15/murkowski-wants-updates-insurance-excha
State | Local
Gov't: 53 Alaskans pick marketplace plans

...signed up in states running their own exchanges."There is no doubt the level of interest is strong," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a release.She said enrollment is expected to grow "substantially" over the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-14/govt-53-alaskans-pick-marketplace-plans
State
Sen. Murkowski wins commitments to help education, social services in Bush

...Murkowski said she met with Paige, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez and an aide to Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson on Wednesday to see what they might be able to do in the near future to improve life in Alaska's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080103/sta_legeducation.shtml
News
U.S. Health Secretary Thompson visits Alaska

FAIRBANKS - Federal Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson headed to Fairbanks today, the first stop on a four-day swing through the state. Thompson's agenda includes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080202/sta_healthvisit.shtml
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