Anchorage psychiatrist charged with fraud

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage psychiatrist is accused of billing Medicaid more than $300,000 for services...Authorities said one of Ghosh's patients told investigators the psychiatrist asked to create false billings for her children. When the...
'Boxing coach' dodges assault charge

...self-medication treatment," he said, "because they don't want to have to deal with the stigma of getting it diagnosed with a psychiatrist and getting on medication for fear of losing their career or their job."Wahl said he was drinking to self-medicate but...
SEARHC hires Dr. Carmen Sugai as psychiatrist

...happy to announce the addition of child psychiatrist Carmen M. Sugai, M.D., to its...staff. She is SEARHC's only child psychiatrist. Over the past 15 months, Dr. Sugai...working at the clinic as a traveling psychiatrist. She and her husband, Edward, have...
Psychiatrist who commuted to Ketchikan for 34 years retires

...William Winn is calling it a day."I'm at a phase of practice where I need to cut back," said the now semi-retired psychiatrist, who's spent a few days a month for the past three decades serving Ketchikan's mental health needs. While Winn resides...
Project links Juneau psychiatrist to area patients

...connection will link Dr. Mark Stauffer, a Juneau child psychiatrist and pediatrician, to patients in Ketchikan and control." As an example, the equipment will allow a psychiatrist in Juneau to control a camera in Ketchikan, zooming in on...
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...ever make an abortion medical necessary." She also said it was a "vague and subjective term" when not diagnosed by a psychiatrist.The Alaska Supreme Court has held that the state must pay for medically necessary abortions if it pays for other procedures...
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Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...ordinary people as one way to be healthily reintegrated into society. The difficulty with that, according to retired Navy psychiatrist William P. Nash, is combat veterans worry about being judged by a public who can't possibly understand what they've...
Thin Blue Line: JPD struggles to recruit

...psychological test, a background check which takes a month to complete, a polygraph and a final psych evaluation from a psychiatrist."It's a very long process," Campbell said, adding that the standards are high especially since JPD is an accredited...
Psychiatrist: Carpenter likely was exaggerating her stress

...likely that a Juneau woman who said a radio talk show triggered severe emotional distress was exaggerating her symptoms, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday. Dr. David Robinson of Juneau, hired by the defense, said Karen Carpenter did not have post-traumatic...
Thorward joins SEARHC staff in Sitka

...Consortium is pleased to announce that psychiatrist Dr. Sul Ross O. "SR" Thorward has...more than 30 years of experience as a psychiatrist and health care administrator. He...experience make him not only a great psychiatrist for our clinic, but a great mentor for...


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