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Understaffing the culprit in RALLY enrollment drop

...notification in writing was never received.She was told when she picked up her daughter that "(Department of Health and Human Services) licensing had visited and noted there were too many kids for the number of adults, and that they decided which...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/understaffing-culprit-rally-enrollment-
Local
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...527,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The lab will allow the tribe and six other tribal organizations to assess vulnerability in their communities for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...527,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported the lab will allow the tribe and six other tribal organizations to assess vulnerability...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
Begich's health insurance idea gets look from federal government

...D-Sen. Mark Begich, the Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to study the benefits of the senator's...spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. "With a more robust rate review program, the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/begichs-health-insurance-idea-gets-look
State
Anchorage brings back restaurant inspections

...system for inspections in restaurants and other food-service facilities.The Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services this week unveiled a 54-item scorecard along with a method for assessing points. Over the next month, the department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/anchorage-brings-back-restaurant-inspec
State
Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

...spokeswoman for the Texas Department of State Health Services.Zachary Thompson, director of Dallas County Health & Human Services, said health officials in North Texas are well equipped to care for the patient."This is not Africa," he told...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-30/officials-confirm-first-ebola-case-diag
State
Empire Editorial: Addiction is much closer to home than you may think

...patientServices/rainforest.html.Narcotics Anonymous: http://www.akna.org/areas/juneau.Gastineau Human Services: http://www.ghscorp.org.SEARHC: http:// www.searhc.org.Juneau Youth Services: http:// www...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-22/empire-editorial-addiction-much-close
Opinion
Playing the health insurance blame game

...to confuse Alaskans about their health care," Begich said. HHS blames no oneThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported that the rate increases will likely be much lower than 37 percent."Most Alaskans wouldn't experience...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/playing-health-insurance-blame-game
State
Official: Moda won't extend some Alaska policies

...costs are very high and there is not much competition among insurers," he said in a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, asking that this idea be studied.Burwell told Begich while competition is working in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/official-moda-wont-extend-some-alaska-p
State
Division approves health plan rate hikes

...care law is "costing Alaskans greatly."Tasha Bradley, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, said the state could offer more affordable market options with a more robust rate review program. Alaska is among...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/division-approves-health-plan-rate-hike
State

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