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Division approves health plan rate hikes

...The Alaska Division of Insurance has approved rate increases of up to 40 percent for individuals who bought health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace.Roughly 10,000 Alaskans receive federal subsidies to help pay their...

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

...The Alaska Division of Insurance has approved rate increases of up to 40 percent for individuals who bought health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace.Roughly 10,000 Alaskans receive federal subsidies to help pay their...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/division-approves-health-plan-rate-hike
State
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

...announce that "rates for health insurance plans covering nearly 16,000 Alaskans...Cadillac Tax" on high-dollar insurance plans - most of the plans available...an added 40 percent charge to insurance plans valued at $10,200 (individual...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-03/my-turn-health-care-math-doesnt-add-a
Opinion
My Turn: Affordable Care Act far from affordable

...had purchased individual health insurance plans, with nearly 9,000 receiving...consumers.Obamacare requires that insurance plans meet a federally mandated threshold...small group consumers to keep the insurance plans they chose themselves until October...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/affordable-care-act-far-affordable
Opinion
Spokeswoman defends insurance rate review process

...Services.The Division of Insurance approved rate increases of up to 40 percent for individuals who bought health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace.The state has cited high costs incurred within the relatively small...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-10/spokeswoman-defends-insurance-rate-revi
State
Sen. Begich airs 1st TV ad against GOP's Treadwell

...and the website. One example, Treadwell said, is that he doesn't have a problem with contraceptive coverage in insurance plans, but he does "have problems with government mandates which trample on religious freedoms."Sullivan's camp didn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/sen-begich-airs-1st-tv-ad-against-gops-
State
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...haven't been able to get that built," said Brendan Buck, a spokesman for the industry trade group America's Health Insurance Plans.Here's the issue, in a nutshell:To streamline next year's open enrollment season, the Health and Human Services...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/plan-simplify-2015-health-renewals-ma
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Some Alaskans could lose health care coverage

...application," according to a news release. "However, if these supporting documents are not received, health insurance plans will be terminated in order to ensure program integrity and protect taxpayer dollars."Attempts to contact affected...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/some-alaskans-could-lose-health-care-co
Local
Sen. Begich airs 1st TV ad against GOP's Treadwell

...and the website. One example, Treadwell said, is that he doesn't have a problem with contraceptive coverage in insurance plans, but he does "have problems with government mandates which trample on religious freedoms."Sullivan's camp didn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/sen-begich-airs-1st-tv-ad-against-gops-
State
Outside Editorial: Quick fixes won't work; we need consumer-friendly health care

...administration haphazardly broke whatever managed to get in its way.Obamacare caused the cancellation of more affordable insurance plans that no longer fit its made-in-Washington mandates. It reduced work hours and job opportunities in sluggish labor...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-25/quick-fixes-wont-work-we-need-consume
Opinion

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