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New medical coding system aims to help track quality of health care

...when the nation's physicians and hospitals must start using a massive new coding system to describe your visit on insurance claims so they get paid.Today, U.S. health providers use a system of roughly 14,000 codes to designate a diagnosis...
Nation and World
$3.8M stolen from Native corp. in cyberattack

...Corporation officials contacted their corporate bank and the FBI after realizing what had occurred.The corporation is working closely with the FBI on the investigation and made an insurance claim, while auditors are reviewing its protocols.
$3.8 million stolen from Alaska Native corp. in cyberattack

...confidentiality in the "urgent" transfer of $3.8 million to a fictitious business account in Hong Kong.The tribe is working closely with the FBI on the investigation. They've made an insurance claim, and auditors are reviewing its protocols.
Insurance payout will fund emergency school repairs

Insurance claim money for the Gastineau Elementary School's roof repair will be used elsewhere for now.Sections of the school's roof were...
Aurora Harbor project awarded to Ore. company done," he said.Docks and Harbors is working with City and Borough of Juneau Risk Management to complete an insurance claim on the damage.At the special meeting, Docks and Harbors also gave an update on its leased tideland properties.The...
Guiding company investigating ice caves fall

...could not have been prevented and that the response was up to par. The company is also in the process of submitting insurance claims."We've investigating it as a company because it's an incident we take seriously," Janes said, adding...
Union seeks help with health-insurance disputes

...ASEA's approximately 7,500 employees, has spent the state's and union members' money fighting disputed health insurance claims in court. But current audits of the trust's finances do not reflect the court costs, he says. Glaser also contends...
Lost insurance jobs

...of current and former state employees with health insurance coverage. Workers in other states process the health insurance claims of these employees. There are many jobs lost to Alaskans because of this. In addition, the profits that the insurance...
Yorba, Hammonds marry

...College with a certificate in automotive refinishing. He is working for West Beaverton Body and Paint as head painter and shop foreman. Melinda works for Service Master as an insurance claims estimator. The couple lives in Beaverton, Ore.
Northwest Digest

...He also ordered Fabel, 50, to pay nearly $55,000 in restitution, mostly to Progressive Corp. for fraudulent insurance claims. The sentence exceeded the guideline range, which Lasnik determined to be between five years, three months and...


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