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Kenai health center on alert for measles

...Medicaid clients. Other healthcare providers on the Peninsula can also...recommended to get one dose. Healthcare providers and college students are...medical provider, she said.Healthcare providers are encouraged to culture...
Native health leaders stress Medicaid issues

...had trouble with filing claims and getting payments back.The four months of glitches will continue to affect healthcare providers around the state long after the problems are corrected, Helgesen said."This will continue to be an administrative...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Make of that what you will.) In a prescient move, I sold my snowboards the previous year to pay various local healthcare providers to set my ribs, wrists and a thumb. But what is in store for everyone else in the coming shift to tropical Juneau...
Just the facts

...nearly 10 percent of what Medicare spent that year.At the same time, Medicare and Medicaid underpay legitimate healthcare providers by as much as 20 percent. To compensate, hospitals and doctors charge patients with private insurance more...
Alaskan among 'genius grant' winners

...that we are headed in the right direction," Brenner said.The 44-year-old created the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers as a means to find and track the poorest patients with the most complex medical issues. Those patients are visited...
Visiting speaker to shine light on a difficult topic

...a conversation that they've never had before."While she's in town, Leary will also lead a workshop for healthcare providers, educators, clergy and hospice care personnel on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon. The workshop will focus...
The health-care law fight isn't over

...providing better and more usable information about the "value" of healthcare options - including how different healthcare providers perform - but without dictating decisions, the federal and state government could empower consumers to make more...
JAMHI selected for Same Day Access Initiative

...streamline lengthy documentation that presents barriers to people seeking behavioral health services. Behavioral healthcare providers are experiencing ever increasing demands for documentation accountability in this era of multiple, continuous...
Obama vs. Romney on Medicare

...Instead, the main options available to the board would be to reduce payments to doctors and, eventually, other healthcare providers, or to find ways to make Medicare more efficient.In his budget proposal this year, Obama sought to slow the...
August is national immunization awareness month

...questions, please call the Alaska Immunization Hotline at 1-888-430-4321, your local health department, other healthcare providers, or online at . Other online information: National Immunization Awareness...


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