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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...gradually destroys the liver, afflicting about 3 million Americans.Spending on Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people, also has jumped. The 2013 increase was 6.1 percent. But the program is projected...
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SEARHC offers marketplace information sessions

...focus on explaining the benefits of additional health insurance through the marketplace or the Tribally Sponsored Health Insurance Program.For more information, Thomas can be reached at 966-8883.
Senate defeats health insurance program

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate on Wednesday defeated a measure to expand a health insurance program for low-income children and pregnant women.The 10-10 vote was a turnaround from last year when the same proposal passed the...
Davis seeking support for health insurance program

JUNEAU - An Anchorage Democrat is seeking to build support for a scaled-back expansion of a health insurance program for low-income children.Sen. Bettye Davis' proposal would raise the income eligibility threshold for Denali KidCare from...
Alaska to get $2.6 million health care bonus

...increasing the number of children enrolled in its health insurance program.Alaska has been meeting federal requirements...additional funding as part of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act.To receive the bonus...
KidCare spent $384K on abortion-related services

...Alaska health department says 0.18 percent of a health insurance program for low-income families was spent on "abortion...the Alaska version of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program, covers 7,900 Alaska children. Parnell vetoed...
Governor vetoes Denali KidCare expansion

...will veto expansion of a health insurance program for low-income families...the federal Children's Health Insurance Program, Denali KidCare, covers...funded the Children's Health Insurance Program below 200 percent of the...
Alaska editorial: Alaska should help uninsured children

...Earlier this year, Congress and President Obama significantly increased funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program. States contribute funding to the program, though the federal government pays for most of it. The program...
Trial program offers free health insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

...additional health insurance coverage through a new trial program.The program, known as Tribally Sponsored Health Insurance Program, is available to those that meet specific criteria. Applicants must not be currently covered by Medicaid...
Teachers, District far apart in labor talks

...the association's list is a cost-of-living increase, multi-year contract, maintaining an unabridged health insurance program and having safety and security requests met by the district."We're not going to leave any members behind...


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