My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...visits by $3,000. In fact, according to Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research data, a 30 percent tax on health care would increase Alaskans' out-of-pocket health costs by $163 million annually. As a retiree, I certainly don't...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire open-enrollment under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul smooth for consumers.But unless the administration...of those who signed up for private coverage under the health care law are getting financial aid. In the 36 states served...
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BRH CEO talks disaster preparedness

...said, low scoring hospitals might actually be penalized, as some Alaska hospitals were. He also told the crowd that health care in Juneau seems expensive because it is expensive, but that it is competitive with other hospitals in Alaska and Seattle...
My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans

...wife or daughter's access to health care. That is why I recently cosponsored...employer excludes coverage for health care services required under law, including...risk of not being able to get the health care that they and their doctor determine...
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

...specifically to transgender people, she said. One issue O'Kelley presented was elderly transgender people navigating the health care system and assisted living or longterm care facilities, where even if staff are well-behaved, they may face bullying...
Today in history

...domestic agenda, telling campaign donors he would shift focus to improving high school education and expanding access to health care. Academy Award-winning composer Jerry Goldsmith died in Beverly Hills, California, at age 75. Richard Bloch...
State wants mediation over Medicaid billing

...Commissioner Bill Streur sent a letter to the company's president, demanding a corrective action plan. Streur said health care providers had sustained thousands of dollars of losses related to non-payment, rebilling and waiting "inordinate...
My Turn: Learn benefits, take advantage of new health insurance policy

...important to know:? Benefits: The health care items or services covered under...are expected to pay for a covered health care service, or per prescription. The...share of the costs of a covered health care service, calculated as a percent...
Begich weighs in on Hobby Lobby, Iraq

...Begich said. "It takes away women's reproductive rights that have been fought for for decades."Women's health care is once again going to be under attack as time goes on," he added.He said work is already underway on legislation...
Community clinic continues service

Health care services for Juneau's homeless population...grants that have come through," mental health care provider Mary Fitzgerald said.The health...they'll provide the same integrative health care that their current patients rely on...


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