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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...gradually destroys the liver, afflicting about 3 million Americans.Spending on Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people, also has jumped. The 2013 increase was 6.1 percent. But the program is projected to...
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SEARHC offers marketplace information sessions

...on explaining the benefits of additional health insurance through the marketplace or the Tribally Sponsored Health Insurance Program.For more information, Thomas can be reached at 966-8883.
US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

...would be less costly to the government than dealing with outbreaks as individual disasters, he said.A proposed insurance program was cut from the 2014 farm bill as Congress sought to reduce spending, Vilsack said.Of the 211 U.S. commercial...
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In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...of an employee's salary when he or she is unable to work because of illness or injury. The temporary caregiver insurance program was folded into that existing program to compensate workers who leave their jobs temporarily to care for a relative...
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Four southcentral legislators form 'freedom caucus'

...will examine issues through "conservative eyes," she said. Walker, for example, wants to expand the Medicaid insurance program to 40,000 low-income Alaskans."We have to ask, is that sustainable, and can we really afford to put more...
My Turn: Fall - the season for back-to-school, new beginnings and heathcare opportunities

...out if you qualify for Medicaid or if your children qualify for the Denali KidCare - Alaska's Children's Health Insurance Program - or for Marketplace coverage and programs including tax subsidies that help pay your premiums and lower out-of-pocket...
Trial program offers free health insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

...additional health insurance coverage through a new trial program.The program, known as Tribally Sponsored Health Insurance Program, is available to those that meet specific criteria. Applicants must not be currently covered by Medicaid, Medicare...
Alaska's ACA enrollment nears 13k

...information is available by calling 1-800-318-2596.Individuals may enroll in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program at any time of year. And members of federally recognized tribes and Alaska Native shareholders may enroll any time...
Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...the troubled National Flood Insurance Program of $24 billion in debt that...18 percent a year until the insurance program is collecting enough to cover...Alaska, 442 National Flood Insurance Program policyholders face premium increases...
State | AK legislature
Parnell denies Medicaid expansion

...over six years by moving children below 133 percent of the federal poverty level away from the Children's Health Insurance Program, a Medicaid program paid for with matching state funds, to the traditional Medicaid program.The report estimates...


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