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White House: Alaska's Medicaid expansion 'right decision'

...low-income residents."Many Alaskans are working two or three jobs to make ends meet, and have not been able to afford health insurance," Walker said. "The Healthy Alaska Plan ensures that working Alaskans will no longer have to choose between health care...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/white-house-alaskas-medicaid-expansion-
State
Rate increases approved for individual health care market

JUNEAU - Alaska's Division of Insurance has approved average rate increases for...companies providing individual health insurance plans through the federally run online...by Assurant Health to leave the health insurance market altogether.Wing-Heier said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/rate-increases-approved-individual-heal
State
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...eligible for federally supported medical insurance starting Wednesday. If he rules for...argument from one about offering medical insurance to one about taking it away.Assistant...cases in which timely medical care (and insurance) could have prevented harm.Attorney...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/medicaids-big-ruling-today
State
Medicaid moves forward

...Expansion would permit many Alaskans who earn up to 138 percent of the federal poverty line to receive federally subsidized health insurance. The state has estimated that about 20,000 Alaskans will sign up for coverage once expansion takes effect, and past studies...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-moves-forward
Local
My Turn: Are you ready for back to school?

...services.Not currently enrolled in health insurance? You can enroll in Medicaid and CHIP...your family composition, loss of health insurance, moving into an area where your previous...where to go for care, how to read your insurance card and your explanation of benefits...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-26/my-turn-are-you-ready-back-school
Opinion
Planned Parenthood brings services to your smartphone

...worked with major insurers in Alaska, and some patients whose insurance companies aren't contracted with Planned Parenthood have...to the others. Where there would have been questions about insurance and payment, we talked more about the program and how excited...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-24/planned-parenthood-brings-services-your
Local
Police & fire for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

...Eric Nelson was cited in the 600 block of Willoughby Avenue for driving without a valid license and failing to cary proof of insurance. His vehicle was impounded.? At 10:05 p.m. Sunday, Matthew Maka was cited in the 900 block of 10th Street for driving...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/police-and-fire-dispatches-aug-25-2015
Local
Local Sports Calendar for Monday, Aug. 24

...race director Jack Kreinheder, jack.kreinheder@gmail.com or 209-8088. Must be a member of Juneau Freewheelers for insurance purposes, if not join at the race for $15 for an individual membership or $20 for a family membership.VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALSHome...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-24/local-sports-calendar-monday-aug-24
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for Tuesday, August 25

...race director Jack Kreinheder, jack.kreinheder@gmail.com or 209-8088. Must be a member of Juneau Freewheelers for insurance purposes, if not join at the race for $15 for an individual membership or $20 for a family membership.Thursday, August...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-25/local-sports-calendar-tuesday-august-2
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, August 23

...race director Jack Kreinheder, jack.kreinheder@gmail.com or 209-8088. Must be a member of Juneau Freewheelers for insurance purposes, if not join at the race for $15 for an individual membership or $20 for a family membership.VOLLEYBALL OFFICIALSHome...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-23/local-sports-calendar-sunday-august-23
Sports

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