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...
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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Psychiatrists: Impacts of gambling are already present in Alaska

...state isn't free of the social impacts of gambling, say psychiatrists who study gamblers' behavior. Municipalities and nonprofit...less severe, but still have a big impact on their lives, psychiatrists say. "The percentage is higher in Alaska because of the...
Advocacy group says doctors over-prescribe psychiatric medication

...than two dozen Alaska child psychiatrists, agencies and companies...brain. "All they (the psychiatrists) do is prescribe drugs...Ronald Martino, a Fairbanks psychiatrist and neurologist who is among...children who see a child psychiatrist receive medication while...
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...
Judge orders agency to prepare for possibly dangerous patient's release

...potentially dangerous by psychiatrists. Brian Dussault is...monitoring by a private psychiatrist. "API is not supportive of his release," psychiatrist Larry Maile, API clinical...would show progress. Psychiatrist Aron Wolf told Suddock...
The Boardroom offers new workspace in Anchorage

...single offices - the Midtown Executive Office Suite has been around for 20 years, with tenants that include engineers and psychiatrists.But with 5,300 square feet, The Boardroom, by contrast, will offer open desk seating - not to mention free coffee...
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...
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

...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...that's part of the burden of "prescriptive authority" that psychiatrists share with other medical doctors.Unsurprising for a man...


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