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Medicaid figures up, stir worry about budgets

...covered by Medicaid, according to a report by the State Health Reform Assistance Network, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Some states, including West Virginia and Arkansas, are reporting costs are lower than expected.Elsewhere...
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My Turn: Walker on Medicaid expansion: It's time

...approved it. Why? Because it helps their residents, their economies and their budgets. A recent report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on eight Medicaid expansion states - Arkansas, Colorado, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington...
Plan for Planning Day

...The Sitka Health Summit's approach to citizen-centered health improvement was recently recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Sitka Health Summit also was named one of only 12 finalists, from a national pool of 250 applicants...
Report shows Juneau and Sitka as healthiest communities in Alaska

...Rankings, released earlier this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin 13th for overall health outcomes."The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's vision for a culture of health is one...
Alaska woman wins national award for elder care

...resolve to make sure Native elders receive culturally important care has landed her a national award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Anchorage woman is among 10 recipients of the foundation's 2012 Community Health Leaders Award.Foundation...
Marlene Johnson tends a garden of issues

...Southeast Alaska Natives and is working to improve the health of Alaska Natives and American Indians through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Being a grandmother is another priority. "Busy people are always involved. Hopefully it keeps me young...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...this year, with Gov. Tony Knowles asking for about $4.5 million for next year. The $1 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a Princeton, N.J.,-based health care philanthropy foundation, will improve the likelihood that those...
Smoking days numbered

...attitudes of smokers through an education campaign, aided by a $69,855 grant it received last week from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "(The grant) will be used to assist the city in every way we can in implementing the ordinance to make...
Doubting studies of secondhand smoke junk science study? The $69,855 re-education/ brainwashing grant last week from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation should be a red flag for many. That foundation only has one thing in mind, and that is making money for...
Report: Smoking, drinking more common in Alaska

...Daily News. The health study is a project of the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The study says Alaska's premature death rate is higher than the national benchmark. Nationally, the...


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