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Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...cases, and in some cases it could be too high."About 8 in 10 of those who signed up for private coverage under the health care law are getting financial aid. In the 36 states served by the federal insurance exchange, the tax credits average...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/plan-simplify-2015-health-renewals-ma
Not For Web
Broker helping with insurance signups scales back

...of the federally run online insurance marketplace. But he also told APRN there remains opposition to the federal health care law and confusion about how the subsidies many Alaskans qualify would work. He said insurance companies weren't processing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/broker-helping-insurance-signups-scales
State
Alaska's ACA enrollment nears 13k

...qualify for either of the affordability options under the health care law," according to the HealthCare.gov web page that...didn't expand Medicaid. The gap exists because the health care law, when passed, assumed expanded Medicaid coverage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/alaskas-aca-enrollment-nears-13k
State
Outside Editorial: GOP should stop fighting Obamacare and work to improve health care

...prescription drug benefit is being closed.Most significantly, when the first open enrollment season under the new health care law closed on March 31, 7.5 million people had signed up for private insurance, while an additional 3 million had...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-25/gop-should-stop-fighting-obamacare-an
Opinion
Alaska ad proudly ties Begich to 'Obamacare'

...over President Barack Obama's health care law, friends of an embattled senator...doesn't mention Obama or his health care law by name. But the narrator - an...associate a Democrat with the health care law in a tightly contested Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/alaska-ad-proudly-ties-begich-obamacare
State
Senate Democrats aim fire at rich, obscure brothers

...candidates, facing withering criticism on the national health care law, are gambling they can turn voters against two billionaire...says the Koch-financed ads against Democrats and the health care law contain lies "made up from whole cloth.""I guess...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/senate-democrats-aim-ire-rich-obscure-b
State
Outside Editorial: Quick fixes won't work; we need consumer-friendly health care

...its many contradictions and complexities to the arbitrary judgments of unaccountable bureaucrats.Replacing the health-care law means relying on more competitive health-care markets, decentralizing decision making, enhancing information...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-25/quick-fixes-wont-work-we-need-consume
Opinion
More than 2,300 Alaskans sign up for health insurance

...from the online federal marketplace Monday, the last day to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law.Enroll Alaska, a broker created to help enroll individuals in private health insurance, had signed up more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-01/more-2300-alaskans-sign-health-insuranc
State
Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

...Services Committee said the launch of the state's new Medicaid payment system made the rocky rollout of the federal health care law look good.Rep. Pete Higgins, R-Fairbanks, made his comments during a hearing Tuesday, in which the state health...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/panel-hears-concerns-medicaid-system
State | AK legislature
Johnson wants politics out of expanding Medicaid

...insurance to help meet requirements of the federal health care law. The site, while working better now, was plagued...Parnell last fall declined to expand Medicaid under the health care law, citing cost concerns. Members of the state's GOP-led...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/johnson-wants-politics-out-expanding-me
State

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