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Regs set to control costs of home care

...billing abuse - the state proposed new rules to monitor assistants. "I think we will see the costs leveling off," said Jon Sherwood, medical assistance administrator for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Without the regulations...

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Senators question gov's health exchange strategy

...Committee questioning whether Parnell intended to consult with the Legislature on the "major public policy question." Jon Sherwood, medical assistance administrator for the state health department, told the committee that Parnell planned to establish...

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Senators question gov's health exchange strategy

...Committee questioning whether Parnell intended to consult with the Legislature on the "major public policy question." Jon Sherwood, medical assistance administrator for the state health department, told the committee that Parnell planned to establish...

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SeniorCare to pay for drug costs through summer 2007

...paying the premiums and deductibles. "The program is designed to be a 'wrap-around' for Medicare Part D," said Jon Sherwood, with the state Health and Social Services Department's office of program review, Medicare Today, an organization...

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'Prairie Home' host visits capital city

...easily solved when the radio host handed over his credit card to make his payment. Longenbaugh's son-in-law, Jon Sherwood, and 11-year-old grandson, Jack Longenbaugh Sherwood, also were introduced to Keillor when they came to pick...

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Governor signs bill to tighten Denali KidCare eligibility

...120 women could lose health care coverage in the fiscal year that begins July 1. The bill takes effect in September. Jon Sherwood, of the state Division of Medical Assistance, said pregnant women enrolled before that time will not lose coverage...

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Care givers: Rules faulty

...scoop water from a well, haul it to the cabin and heat it. Some cases would be reviewed on an individual basis, said Jon Sherwood of the department's office of program review. Proof of a care recipient's physical condition also will be required...

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Aging Alaska: Is the state ready for boom in seniors?

...assets and qualify for Medicaid, sometimes very quickly given the high cost of long-term care in Alaska," said Jon Sherwood, manager of beneficiary eligibility policy for Medicaid in Alaska. In 2000, about 15 percent of the seniors in the...

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Democrats revive effort to expand insurance program

...be deemed medically necessary by a doctor. "Medically necessary" is not defined in state law or regulation, said Jon Sherwood, medical assistance administrator for the health department. That issue caught the attention of Sen. Kevin Meyer...

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Senate defeats health insurance program

...doesn't produce reports with information on "the actual number of women who have abortions paid by the state."Jon Sherwood, medical assistance administrator for the health department, told Davis' Health and Social Services Committee last...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-13/senate-defeats-health-insurance-program
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