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Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

...Algodones, Mexico, a small border town teeming with dental offices.About 60 percent of Americans have dental insurance coverage, the highest it has been in decades. But even so, the nation's older population has been largely left behind...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/facing-rising-dental-costs-seniors-head
State
Health law sign-ups growing; uninsured rate falls

...working for America's families."Earlier this week, two separate reports documented progress on increasing insurance coverage in 2015, as the health care law's second year of expanded coverage coincided with a steadily improving economy...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/health-law-sign-ups-growing-uninsured
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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...the next president, not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual Americans.A combination of expanded insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law, an aging population, and rising demand, will be squeezing society's ability...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/health-care-spending-accelerate-us-re
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Convicted staffer still on payroll

...take "unpaid, job protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with the continuation of group health insurance coverage ... as if the employee had not taken leave," according to the U.S. Department of Labor.Eligible employees...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-16/convicted-staffer-still-payroll
State
Convicted staffer isn't making full salary

...take "unpaid, job protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with the continuation of group health insurance coverage ... as if the employee had not taken leave," according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Eligible employees...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-17/convicted-staffer-isnt-making-full-sala
State
Trial program offers free health insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

...for free additional health insurance coverage through a new trial program...excellent opportunities for health insurance coverage available," said Andrea Thomas...or to be screen for health insurance coverage, contact Andrea Thomas at...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-18/trial-program-offers-free-health-in
Neighbors
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...is the way life is."Annika Ord, a young woman who grew up in Juneau, said she cannot afford adequate health insurance coverage, but makes too much to be covered by Medicaid as it stands now."I am one of those young people that fall into...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
Your credit report is changing

...reported medical collections that have been or are being paid by insurance companies.Medical debts often arise from insurance coverage delays or disputes. Over half of all collection items on credit reports are medical debts.Q: WHAT ABOUT PARKING...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/your-credit-report-changing
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Support public health insurance option

...Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a nationwide survey of doctors regarding the insurance coverage dilemma; 63 percent of our doctors favor the public insurance option and an additional 10 percent back a single-payer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091609/let_493779559.shtml
There're more important things to do than fuel federal party divide

...hate. The private sector already provides the tax base for all government, BIA, Medicaid, and Medicare health insurance coverage, and pays for those who use the health care system but cannot pay because they have no insurance. Gatto would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042510/let_622622638.shtml
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