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Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...established by the state." It applies to the health insurance exchange, which Alaska and 29 other states elected not...wipes out the tax credit in states without a health insurance exchange will effectively destroy the law's individual...
State must work quickly to implement health insurance exchange

...with planning for the state health insurance exchange as a part of the Patient...required to implement a health insurance exchange system within which individuals...up a $1 million federal health insurance exchange development grant awarded...
Parnell says 'no' to an Alaska-run health insurance exchange

Gov. Sean Parnell said Tuesday that Alaska will not develop its own health insurance exchange, but will instead rely on the federal government to do that.Alaska had been one of the plaintiffs in a failed lawsuit attempting...
Insurer expected to get bigger with health exchange

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's largest health insurance company expects to get bigger when the federally run health insurance exchange begins offering plans in the state.Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, one of two companies that will offer plans...
My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...Court.After the court upheld the law in June 2012, Parnell quickly decided not to establish a state-run health insurance exchange for uninsured Alaskans. That meant those who would be required to purchase health care insurance would have...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...government to administer.Administration spokesman Aaron Albright says all consumers are encouraged to contact their health insurance exchange to update any changes in personal and financial details. You can do that at any time, before the open-enrollment...
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Governor Parnell plays politics on state health exchange decision

...important than tailoring a health insurance exchange for Alaska's unique remote...option to create a state health insurance exchange.But first, what is a health insurance exchange? Setting up an exchange...
Alaska's 1st health care decision: To exchange or not to exchange?

...Health officials are now reviewing a consultant's report to decide how - and whether - Alaska should develop a Health Insurance Exchange, as required by the federal act.Alaska gained notoriety last year, and praise from the opponents of "Obamacare...
Special session breakdown, Egan defection among top state news in 2012

...opt-out" privilege in the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, declining to have Alaska develop a health insurance exchange and leaving the task to the federal government.Parnell's announcement that Alaska would not create its own...
Many business owners support controlling health care costs

...reform, specifically the elimination of preexisting condition rules; 87 percent support the establishment of a health insurance exchange or marketplace to purchase insurance in a competitive, transparent marketplace; and 72 percent support the...


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