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My Turn: Are you ready for back to school?

...period, which begins Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 31, 2016. Visit HealthCare.gov for information on enrollment and SEPs.We hope people...encourages people to take control of their health and their healthcare, is a current focus. Eating healthy foods, getting plenty...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-26/my-turn-are-you-ready-back-school
Opinion
Veterans say reformed VA hurting

...to pay claims and confusing, automated telephone calls when they want answers.David McIntyre Jr., the CEO of TriWest Healthcare Alliance, attended Monday's hearing and said many of the veterans' complaints are a result of the Choice Act's quick...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/veterans-say-reformed-va-hurting
State
My Turn: Costly lawsuit a bad investment

...federal funding to the state and provide healthcare coverage for up to 40,000 hard-working...it.In Alaska we struggle with high healthcare costs. Rather than suing the governor...for solutions to some of our pressing healthcare cost issues. In 2010 alone, 710...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-21/my-turn-costly-lawsuit-bad-investment
Opinion
Health law sign-ups growing; uninsured rate falls

...insurance are available year-round through HealthCare.gov and its state-run counterparts...counted only the 37 states using the HealthCare.gov website. Or it could dip lower...final count takes longer.Nonetheless, HealthCare.gov CEO Kevin Counihan said the results...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/health-law-sign-ups-growing-uninsured
Not For Web
Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...by the Carter Center. "I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare."The statement makes clear that Carter's cancer is widely spread, but not where it originated, or even if that is known...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-12/jimmy-carter-says-he-has-cancer-reve
Regional News
Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...by the Carter Center. "I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare."The statement makes clear that Carter's cancer is widely spread, but not where it originated, or even if that is known...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/carter-says-he-has-cancer-revealed-re
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-06-08/paying-healthcare
Letters
Probe: Bogus enrollees kept getting 'Obamacare'

...were automatically re-enrolled by HealthCare.gov, even though most had unresolved...get five of them reinstated by calling HealthCare.gov's consumer service center...enrollee who appealed was under review.HealthCare.gov does not appear to be set up to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-16/probe-bogus-enrollees-kept-getting-ob
Not For Web
Tax problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

...Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs HealthCare.gov.The health care law provides...people have gained health insurance since HealthCare.gov opened for business in late 2013...reaching out to consumers with tax issues. HealthCare.gov is reporting an increase in tax-related...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-05/tax-problems-could-jeopardize-health-
Not For Web
SEARHC and Lynn Canal consolidate

...and substance abuse services."The fast changing Alaska healthcare landscape, coupled with declining budgetary support, points...of collaborating with quality providers to offer valuable healthcare services," said SEARHC president and chief executive officer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-06/searhc-and-lynn-canal-consolidate
Local

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