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Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...that is the way life is."Annika Ord, a young woman who grew up in Juneau, said she cannot afford adequate health insurance coverage, but makes too much to be covered by Medicaid as it stands now."I am one of those young people that fall...
State | AK legislature
Trial program offers free health insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

...eligible for free additional health insurance coverage through a new trial program...excellent opportunities for health insurance coverage available," said Andrea...information or to be screen for health insurance coverage, contact Andrea Thomas...
There're more important things to do than fuel federal party divide

...their hate. The private sector already provides the tax base for all government, BIA, Medicaid, and Medicare health insurance coverage, and pays for those who use the health care system but cannot pay because they have no insurance. Gatto would...
Discredited survey pushed myth of employers dropping health plans

...the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA - will cause huge numbers of employers to drop health insurance coverage that they currently provide for employees. The McKinsey study was soon shown to be worthless, and McKinsey...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...campaign to expand the program to as many as 40,000 Alaskans - mostly low-income adults - who fall into the health insurance coverage gap. Appointing Davidson was the first step, he said at the afternoon press conference.With new leadership...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans

...Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell, in which for-profit companies challenged the guarantee that women receive health insurance coverage of birth control of her choice without cost-sharing. As Alaskans, we don't want the government intruding...
Canceled policies could be a plus for new markets

...controversial policy decision. And there are winners and losers.Millions of people who currently buy their own health insurance coverage are losing it next year because their plans don't meet requirements of the health care law. Experts say the...
My Turn: Remembering those in need

...affordable health coverage for all Alaskans.I applaud Sen. Begich for standing up for Alaskans in need of health insurance coverage. He voted for a law that enacts long-needed reforms of the insurance industry. Before Congress passed the...
Everyone deserves health insurance

I would like Mr. Love to explain what he finds "immoral" about health insurance coverage for domestic partners. I don't get it, Mr. Love. Why would you not want everyone to have health insurance? Is it the term...
My turn: All I want for Christmas

All I want for Christmas is to add my family to my health insurance coverage with the State of Alaska. Is this too much to ask for, Santa? Sound off on the important issues at My partner of 15 years and...


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