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Panel takes Medicaid expansion items from department budget

JUNEAU - A House subcommittee has removed items related to Medicaid expansion from the Alaska health department's budget, despite objections of minority Democrats.Republicans on the subcommittee, comprised of House Finance Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/panel-takes-medicaid-expansion-items-de
State
Subcommittee discusses Medicaid expansion

...percent of the federal poverty level and who are not caring for dependent children, disabled or pregnant.A recent health department report said the state would be able to offset new costs associated with expansion by reducing or eliminating contributions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-17/subcommittee-discusses-medicaid-expansi
State | AK legislature
Kelly says he will keep open to possible Medicaid expansion

...contract's scope of work includes a review of potential savings from expansion as well as consulting on the state health department budget. The committee approved the contract, which is for up to $45,000 and to run through April.Kelly said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/kelly-says-he-will-keep-open-possible-m
State | AK legislature
Report: Expanding Medicaid would save state millions

...Medicaid coverage would save Alaska money, a new state health department report said.The report, released Friday, says...for private payers, the report said.? Online: Health department Medicaid expansion site: http://1.usa.gov...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-08/report-expanding-medicaid-would-save-st
State | AK legislature
Alaska leads nation with welfare recipients

...government help, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. The figures are from 2012, the most recent data available.Health department spokesman Clay Butcher said seasonal tourism and fishing jobs play a role, as do 140 villages in the state that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/alaska-leads-nation-welfare-recipients
State
Alaska leads nation in welfare recipients

...government help, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. The figures are from 2012, the most recent data available.Health department spokesman Clay Butcher said seasonal tourism and fishing jobs play a role, as do 140 villages in the state that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/alaska-leads-nation-welfare-recipients
State
Body of deceased Alaska serial killer's victim exhumed

...identified."The woman became known as "Horseshoe Harriet" to some, according to Jason Grenn with the state health department. The agency oversees the medical examiner's office.The work is being paid for by the National Center for Missing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/body-deceased-alaska-serial-killers-vic
State
Anchorage brings back restaurant inspections

...five-year hiatus, Anchorage's health department is planning to bring back a...fact sheet distributed by the health department. Scores below 80 could mean...to wwhhs@muni.org.The health department will be holding a meeting Oct...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/anchorage-brings-back-restaurant-inspec
State
No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...cases needing life support for breathing difficulties. Kids with asthma have been especially vulnerable.The state health department says infection occurs through close contact with someone who is infected or by touching one's mouth, eyes or nose...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
State
No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...cases needing life support for breathing difficulties. Kids with asthma have been especially vulnerable.The state health department says infection occurs through close contact with someone who is infected or by touching one's mouth, eyes or nose...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
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