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Michael Harris Miller

...fighting cancer. He also worked tirelessly to pass legislation at both the state and national levels to mandate insurance coverage for prostate cancer screening of younger and high-risk men, and regularly attended cancer support groups. Mike's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176856651
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...the remoteness of its destination: passengers must carry a minimum of $50,000 in emergency medical evacuation insurance coverage. The cruise ship expects to move in ice-free water but will carry two marine pilots who can navigate through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/coast-guard-studies-shipping-lanes-beri
State
Bush offers plan to repeal, replace federal health care law

...insurance subsidies under the current law would increase the number of uninsured.The number of people without health insurance coverage declined to 33 million in 2014, down from 42 million in 2013, according to the latest Census figures.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-13/bush-offers-plan-repeal-repl
Nation and World
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...transgender people throughout the health care system.Once the proposed regulations are final, they should expand insurance coverage for gender transition and prohibit health care facilities from denying transgender people access to restrooms that...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-04/plan-targets-health-care-bia
Nation and World
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...expects about 20,000 more Alaskans to apply for insurance coverage. Other estimates range as high as 41,000...the federal government is paying the full cost of insurance coverage once applicants are processed.Beyond the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/medicaid-expansion-sees-small-increase
State
Dockside safety exams encouraged before rule change

...items fishermen should keep in mind that hinge on them maintaining a current dockside examination decal, such as insurance coverage, vessel owner association memberships, vessel of opportunity participation, NMFS Observer carriage requirements...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-02/dockside-safety-exams-encouraged-rul
Outdoors
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 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
Not For Web
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
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
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