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Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

...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 the money has to be attached to a patient and they're...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/panel-hears-concerns-medicaid-system
State | AK legislature
Letter: I'm one of 40,000

...voice, but am joined by many with varied points of view, including members of the AARP, Alaska Hospital and Nursing Home Association, Alaska Chamber of Commerce, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-12-16/letter-im-one-40000
Letters
Alaska Chamber supports Medicaid expansion

...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 overwhelming.She said if Alaska doesn't expand its Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-25/alaska-chamber-supports-medicaid-expans
State
Aging SE hospitals eye upgrades

...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. Local voters recently approved a ballot measure to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-16/aging-se-hospitals-eye-upgrades
State
Facing crippling health costs, Alaska looks for solutions

...Commissioner Bill Streur of the Department of Health and Social Services recently briefed the Alaska Hospital and Nursing Home Association of the state's increasing concern with rising medical bills. That discussion touched on ways they might control...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-08/facing-crippling-health-costs-alaska-lo
State
Local legislators concerned about health care cost containment

...Alaska to be significantly lower.Hultberg said she's raised those concerns with the Alaska Hospitals and Nursing Home Association. Karen Perdue, the group's executive director. was unavailable for comment Friday and Monday.Kerttula...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-10/local-legislators-concerned-about-healt
Local
Medicaid expansion would bring benefits, but at a cost

...really fundamentally important to us," said Karen Perdue, president and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association.If people who can't now pay for their health care were able to do so that would help everyone, she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-11/medicaid-expansion-would-bring-benefits
Local
Alaska looks at some bold moves to cut medical bills

...The proposal was particularly worrying to some, including Karen Perdue, CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association.She said she'd talked about it "conceptually" with Hultberg, but didn't know the specifics of what the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-15/alaska-looks-some-bold-moves-cut-medica
Local
Neighbors Briefs

...Foggy Mt. Shop. Derr leaves ASHNHA Laraine L. Derr, the president/CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA), will be retiring on Oct. 1, 2003. ASHNHA is a association of all hospital and nursing homes in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070903/nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors
School Board race draws 12 candidates

...two years ago and recently bought a house. She has no children. She works at the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, where she helps hospitals prepare for terrorist events. Mayron said she is running for School Board because...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082903/loc_schoolboard.shtml
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