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LaVerne Bruce

...Way -on Sunday, August 30, from 2:30 PM to 5 PM. The family requests that no flowers be sent and that any donations individuals may wish to make on LaVerne's behalf, be made to the charitable health care organization of their choice.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175538573
Medicaid moves forward

...decision, Walker said by email, "Judge Pfiffner's ruling today ensures 20,000 working Alaskans will have access to health care on Sept. 1. Medicaid expansion will not only save the state (more than) $100 million in its first six years, it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-moves-forward
Local
Rate increases approved for individual health care market

...platinum, gold, silver and bronze plans under the federal health care law and expects to lose a similar amount based on claims...market altogether.Wing-Heier said the high cost of health care in Alaska has been a long-standing concern, with no...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/rate-increases-approved-individual-heal
State
Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...an optional group. The federal health care law expanded eligibility for Medicaid...Alaskans will get federally funded health care coverage," they wrote. If the...have received federally funded health care that they would not have otherwise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-rejects-call-block-walker-expandi
State
My Turn: Are you ready for back to school?

...healthier America will take all of us working together. If you're a parent, you manage your kids' health. Your health care provider is an advisor, but you're the one who oversees their daily life. Make sure your children start each day...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-26/my-turn-are-you-ready-back-school
Opinion
Tebow provides NFL with a special need

...children in 53 different countries.Like the new Tebow Cure Hospital that was recently built in the Philippines, where health care is provided to kids whose families are dirt poor.Like the nationwide prom Tebow's foundation held earlier this year...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-26/tebow-provides-nfl-special-need
Sports
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...the federal poverty level - is a mandatory group for health care coverage under Medicaid or an optional group.The federal health care law expanded eligibility for Medicaid, but the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/suit-seeks-bar-walker-expanding-medicai
State
Alaska Legislature's Medicaid gets court hearing Thursday

...said he stands firm on his decision to move ahead with expansion and has characterized the lawsuit as a bid to deny health care coverage for the poor.In a court filing, attorneys for the Alaska Legislative Council say each dollar diverted toward...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/alaska-legislatures-medicaid-gets-court
State
Veterans say reformed VA hurting

FAIRBANKS - A 2014 law to reform the Veterans Administration health care system has only made things worse in Alaska, according to veterans testifying Monday at a congressional listening session in Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/veterans-say-reformed-va-hurting
State
Suit seeks to bar Walker from acting on his own

...the federal poverty level - is a mandatory group for health care coverage under Medicaid or an optional group.The federal health care law expanded eligibility for Medicaid, but the U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/suit-seeks-bar-walker-acting-his-own
State

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