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Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

...state has provided $118 million in advances to providers to help them with claims that have not yet been paid. But Karen Perdue of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association said some providers are leery of accepting advances because...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/panel-hears-concerns-medicaid-system
State | AK legislature
Aging SE hospitals eye upgrades

...can't remodel enough to keep up with what the patients need. That's what we're seeing in Southeast Alaska," said Karen Perdue, CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association.A major overhaul is planned at Ketchikan Medical Center...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-16/aging-se-hospitals-eye-upgrades
State
Alaska Editorial: Medicaid expansion makes sense

...federal taxes. It makes sense to get something for our contribution,Former state Health and Human Services commissioner Karen Perdue also pointed out that the Medicaid expansion would ease the millions in "cost-shifting" that hospitals and other...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-05/alaska-editorial-medicaid-expansion-m
Opinion
Alaska Chamber supports Medicaid expansion

...efficient permitting.Chamber president Rachael Petro said about 150 of the group's 700 members attended the meeting. Karen Perdue, chief executive of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, called the vote favoring Medicaid expansion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-25/alaska-chamber-supports-medicaid-expans
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and Social Services Commissioner Karen Perdue was able to laugh even as $5 million...and Social Services Commissioner Karen Perdue was able to laugh even as $5 million...and Social Services Commissioner Karen Perdue was able to laugh even as $5 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040899/Loc_university.shtml
Knowles names new head of social services

...a deputy commissioner of the Department of Health and Social Services to head the agency when outgoing Commissioner Karen Perdue leaves in October. Jay Livey will take the top post Oct. 9, one day after Perdue leaves after serving seven years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092701/sta_knowles.shtml
News
ASHNHA talks with Bartlett about legislative priorities

...planning committee the group's top concerns this legislative season are Medicaid funding and health care reform laws. Karen Perdue, CEO and president of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA), gave a general overview of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011911/loc_772039752.shtml
News
Reform has worked, but now it gets tough

...assistance. That's a drop of 56 percent. "I think it's been a success for the vast majority of people," says Karen Perdue, state commissioner of Health and Social Services. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012901/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
More prevention work needed for Native kids

...there continues to be a piecemeal effort to make a difference.'' At a press conference Thursday, Krause and Karen Perdue, commissioner of the state Department of Health and Social Services, said they'd continue to work on the variety...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031299/Loc_kids.html
Local
Help and hope for people with FAS/FAE

...nation. Through the efforts of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens and the Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Karen Perdue, the state of Alaska is receiving $5.8 million per year, due to a five-year grant, to refine the state's comprehensive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052500/Ope_myturn.html
Opinion

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