JFH&BC gives thanks for fundraising help

...piano accompaniment by the ever-talented Tom Locher.Proceeds from the dinner will go to continue to support our donated healthcare program, free community lending library and free classes and support groups, including New Parent's Group and the Father's...
Health insurance marketplace navigation

...This will increase their refund or lower the amount of tax that they would otherwise owe.For more information about open season enrollment, visit and for information about the premium tax credit.
Healing Hand Foundation announces new director

...director.McTague will work closely with the foundation's board of directors to increase Alaskan Natives' access to unfunded healthcare services.According to a press release from SEARHC, the HHF formed in 2001 to help fill the funding gap in health care services...
Audit finds slipshod cybersecurity at

...account information of customers on and state insurance marketplaces...10 million people are covered through and state marketplaces is retained for years.Before went live in 2013, Obama administration...
Nation and World
Study: Calcium, vitamin D pills don't prevent colon growths, published in Thursday's New England of Medicine. The National Cancer Institute sponsored it and Pfizer Consumer Healthcare provided the pills.It involved 2,259 people recently diagnosed with polyps, precancerous growths removed during colonoscopy...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: We say 'No' to Obama's 'Cadillac tax' will hit Alaskans harder than people in any other state and will only place additional hardships on Alaskans by making healthcare more expensive and inaccessible."Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have also come out...
Report: Southeast economy poised for downward swing the first seven months of 2015."Medicaid expansion is expected to have a significant and positive impact on regional healthcare employment levels," Schijvens wrote.This year is also the last with a large number of major construction projects, and...
Alaska VA launches pilot program to schedule appointments

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Veterans Affairs Healthcare System has launched a pilot program to revert the process of scheduling appointments to how it was before reforms.Alaska veterans...
Paying for healthcare

...Canada, Denmark and Singapore. Here, healthcare is a big business and costs to consumers...possible payer pool. Without insurance, healthcare is basically unaffordable in the U...million taxpayers to help level access to healthcare services.In the U.S., healthcare...
JAMHI announces Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Grant Award

...four-year federal grant to provide integrated services through the co-location of primary care medical services and behavioral healthcare at their community behavioral health center on Glacier Highway. The project is slated to begin Oct. 1.The project is...


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