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Begich speech focuses on job creation

...questions on his tax reform proposal, health care and the future of Alaska's economy...question on his future outlook on health care and said the Affordable Care Act...Small businesses who do not provide health care today but want to because it's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/begich-speech-focuses-job-creation
State
19,000 Alaskans fall in health 'coverage gap' of Obamacare

...Medicaid, tax credits or cost-sharing through the federal health care marketplace. In Alaska, the federal poverty line is...hospitals, pay out-of-pocket for care or go without health care, she said.Individuals who purchase health insurance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/19000-alaskans-fall-health-coverage-gap
Local
'Jackson's Law' clears house

...died in December 2012 as a result of a failure in the health care system, the Goodwins said."The only thing that separated him from breathing was the health care that was provided that day that was a mistake," Jon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/jacksons-law-clears-house
State | AK legislature
Bartlett names new leader

...It's going to be a great time."With 20 years in health care experience, Bill comes from Centura Health Physician...nursing from the University of Arizona and a master's in health care administration from the University of Minnesota.He was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-15/bartlett-names-new-leader
Local
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...unapologetically 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
Business news roundup: Zen, R Espresso close doors

...recognizes the shortage of safe, quality, affordable rental housing is an obstacle to providing necessary education, health care and public safety services in rural Alaska," the release stated. "Public service employees leave positions in rural...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-15/business-news-roundup-zen-r-espresso-cl
Local
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

...benefit."The legislation amends the Volunteer Health Care Provider Act, which offers state-licensed health care providers who volunteer health care services immunity from civil liability. HB269...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/legislative-digest-sunday-april-13-2014
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Celebrating volunteers

...supports Bartlett Regional Hospital in its delivery of quality health care to residents and visitors of Southeast Alaska. The Foundation...research, and raises funds for needed medical technology and improved health care to our community.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-14/my-turn-celebrating-volunteers
Opinion
Digging through layers of fleece

...with your WIC counselor, your health care provider, and talk with other...lack of breastfeeding increases health care costs by at least $13 billion annually. Health care costs continue to rise; supporting...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-13/digging-through-layers-fleece
Neighbors
My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

...billion over 10 years.? Decreases funding for veterans health care.? Turns Medicare into a partially-funded voucher...economics."Particularly harsh are the cuts to veterans health care. According to the non-partisan VoteVets.org...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-ryan-budget-means-harsh-cuts-
Opinion

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