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When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...refugees may be eligible for cash assistance through the Supplemental Security Income program for up to nine years.___HEALTH CARE:Low-income refugees may be eligible for Medicaid for up to seven years. While immigrants to the U.S. are not...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/when-refugees-arrive-us-here
Nation and World
Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Sanders' campaign shot back that her approach to health care was all about her financial donors...that would replace the current health care system with a Medicare for all...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/clinton-sanders-spar-over-ta
Nation and World
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...language or Native land rights or health care reform or how to do a cartwheel...deeply involved in Alaska Native and health care issues. "I became aware, not...of Congress about the need for health care."My first trip there were so...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/coffee-ethel-alaska-native-leader-looks-b
Art
My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...mining, and many other industries. In recent years, apprenticeships have expanded dramatically into fields like health care and advanced manufacturing. Some states have established new apprenticeship programs as a central workforce development...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-17/my-turn-apprenticeships-more-importan
Opinion
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...costsAlaska's high costs for health care are well-known; a 2011 study for the Alaska Health Care Commission highlighted the differences...a way to provide more access to health care, especially for rural residents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/alaskas-high-health-care-costs-drive-pa
State
Alaskans opt out of insurance, choose health care ministries

...health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.Christian Health Care Sharing Ministries allows members to pay a monthly fee...members and we couldn't find any," he said.While health care ministries may be the best alternative for some residents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-11/alaskans-opt-out-insurance-choose-healt
State
Local businesses, organizations and individuals receive Vocational Service Awards

...time to serve on boards and commissions as well as educate and work with legislative leaders to effect improvements in health care delivery. Rotary also cited Urata's commitment to Hospice and Home care. He also serves as a manager for the Gastineau...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-11-08/local-businesses-organizations-and-
Neighbors
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...Medicaid expansion that was made possible under the federal health care overhaul. Some 400,000 lower-income people who gained...two-term Attorney General Jack Conway, embraced Obama's health care reforms, saying hundreds of thousands of residents could...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-04/gop-wins-kentucky-guvs-race-
Nation and World
Letter: We need to make changes to mental health care

Alaska has tried just about every program and approach to address the negative effects of depression, mental illness and disabilities, except constructive criticism.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-10-29/letter-we-need-make-changes-mental-he
Letters
Walgreens buying Rite Aid, creating drugstore giant

...store counts. And it makes one of the world's largest pharmaceutical buyers even bigger at a time when other key health care players like insurers and drugmakers also are expanding through multi-billion dollar deals.Walgreens said it will...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-28/walgreens-buying-rite-aid-cr
Nation and World

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