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Alaska's ACA enrollment nears 13k

...demonstrating brisk demand for quality, affordable coverage," said Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a news release. "Together we are ensuring that health coverage is more accessible than ever before, which is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/alaskas-aca-enrollment-nears-13k
State
Murkowski wants updates on insurance exchange

...the federal government set up an exchange for the state.In a letter Monday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said no one in Alaska has been able to sign up."This system that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-15/murkowski-wants-updates-insurance-excha
State | Local
Senator Murkowski wants updates on insurance exchange

...the federal government set up an exchange for the state.In a letter Monday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said no one in Alaska has been able to sign up."This system that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-15/senator-murkowski-wants-updates-insuran
State
Gov't: 53 Alaskans pick marketplace plans

...their own exchanges."There is no doubt the level of interest is strong," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a release.She said enrollment is expected to grow "substantially" over the coming months. The open enrollment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-14/govt-53-alaskans-pick-marketplace-plans
State
Canceled policies could be a plus for new markets

...with consumer protections that many people have never enjoyed or experienced," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told senators this week.But better coverage also costs more."The loser is the consumer who is paying higher...

http://juneauempire.com/ricardo-alonso-zaldivar/2013-11-08/canceled-policies-cou
Anti-shutdown bill passes Senate; big fight still looms

...beginning Oct. 1 for millions who will seek coverage on so-called insurance exchanges.Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told reporters this week that consumers will have an average of 53 plans to choose from, and her department estimated...

http://juneauempire.com/david-espo/2013-09-26/anti-shutdown-bill-passes-senate-b
My Turn: Alaska can do better than Obamacare Medicaid expansion

...tailor Medicaid expansion for Alaskans.Alaska's requests were denied by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. Without flexibility, accepting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion would have meant higher cost health care and health...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-17/my-turn-alaska-can-do-better-obamacar
Opinion
Sebelius announces Alaska bonus

...states being rewarded by the federal government for enrolling more uninsured children in Medicaid. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Alaska is receiving a $789,000 bonus for boosting health insurance coverage for children. The payouts were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121809/reg_537039389.shtml
Feds beef up state oversight of health insurance

...of the country, thanks to an infusion of federal cash for state regulators. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday announced $46 million in federal grants to help states strengthen their oversight of health insurance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081710/reg_696262831.shtml
Regional News
CLASS dismissed: killing an unaffordable new entitlement

...eliminated - not by Congress and not by the courts, but by the Department of Health and Human Services. Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, abandoning a new program to provide long-term care for the elderly, announced, "I do not see a viable path...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-24/class-dismissed-killing-unaffordable-
Opinion

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