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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
Alaskans opt out of insurance, choose health care ministries 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...
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...
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...
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Health insurance marketplace navigation

...1 p.m. at the Kettleson Memorial Library in Sitka.The presentation will include information about affordable health care coverage available through the Health Insurance Marketplace and explain who is eligible, who qualifies for lower-cost...
Veterans Day around the United States

...serve transgender veterans.The clinic will provide transgender veterans with primary care, hormonal therapy, mental health care and other services. All providers in the new clinic have a special interest in transgender care and say they will create...
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