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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
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
Murkowski seeks fed funding on suicide study

...high rate of suicides among Alaska Natives. The Alaska Republican made the request in a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday. Murkowski endorsed a study proposed by Commissioner Warren Zapol of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052809/reg_444691366.shtml
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
A lost opportunity to avert teen pregnancies

...decision to allow the Plan B morning-after pill to be sold on drugstore shelves.Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled the expertise of the scientific team put together expressly to study the issue and the safety of this medication...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-13/lost-opportunity-avert-teen-pregnanci
Opinion
Alaska moving ahead with health exchange plan

...unconstitutional.But since it is the law of the land, Parnell said he told U.S Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday that the state would proceed with developing an exchange with its own money. Sebelius has been visiting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-02/alaska-moving-ahead-health-exchange-pla
State
Defending religious liberty

...2011, I signed a letter with the other two Catholic Bishops of Alaska and we sent the message to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, asking that this unconscionable decision not take place. Nevertheless, with this ruling, the Administration...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-05/defending-religious-liberty
Opinion

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