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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/health-care-spending-accelerate-us-re
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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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-22/searhc-offers-marketplace-information-s
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-29/us-expects-pay-farmers-191-million-b
Regional News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/rhode-island-residents-gush-about-pai
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Alaska to get $2.6 million health care bonus

...children enrolled in its health insurance program.Alaska has been meeting federal...part of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act.To receive...Denali Kid Care, the state's insurance program for low income families.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-31/alaska-get-26-million-health-care-bonus
State
Senate defeats health insurance program

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate on Wednesday defeated a measure to expand a health insurance program for low-income children and pregnant women.The 10-10 vote was a turnaround from last year when the same proposal passed the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-13/senate-defeats-health-insurance-program
State
Democrats revive effort to expand insurance program

JUNEAU - Senate Democrats are reviving an effort to expand a health insurance program for low-income pregnant women and children despite opposition from the governor, who vetoed the same measure last year after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032411/sta_804504781.shtml
News
Davis seeking support for health insurance program

JUNEAU - An Anchorage Democrat is seeking to build support for a scaled-back expansion of a health insurance program for low-income children.Sen. Bettye Davis' proposal would raise the income eligibility threshold for Denali KidCare from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-27/davis-seeking-support-health-insurance-
State
KidCare spent $384K on abortion-related services

...health department says 0.18 percent of a health insurance program for low-income families was spent on "abortion...Alaska version of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program, covers 7,900 Alaska children. Parnell vetoed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060610/sta_649781726.shtml
News
Governor vetoes Denali KidCare expansion

...will veto expansion of a health insurance program for low-income families because...federal Children's Health Insurance Program, Denali KidCare, covers 7...funded the Children's Health Insurance Program below 200 percent of the federal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060410/sta_648857612.shtml
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