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Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...hearings, and a general lack of support for Medicaid expansion in the Legislature, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson was unanimously approved by both bodies. The commissioner has pushed for expansion throughout...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/legislature-approves-all-walkers-commis
State | AK legislature
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...the crowd.She called for a floor vote on Medicaid expansion.Walker said he and Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson have stayed up late and gotten up early many days to prepare for hearings on Medicaid expansion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Medicaid expansion is the right choice for Alaska

...state, this is reason enough for the Legislature to approve the expansion.According to state Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson, the federal government is to pay 100 percent of those costs through 2016, stepping down...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-05/empire-readers-council-editorial-medi
Opinion
Capitol hosts controversial Medicaid speaker

...check things."He said there will be more lunch presentations on Medicaid.Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson attended the event. She said afterward that she thought "some of it was a little bit of scare...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-05/capitol-hosts-controversial-medicaid-sp
State | AK legislature
Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...that our children and grandchildren will have to fix. But as Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, and Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson pointed out, we've never turned away federal transportation funds that come with the same...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/column-rest-story-federal-subsidies
Opinion
State looks to expand Medicaid in July

...estimated for fiscal year 2016, the state is forging ahead with Medicaid expansion, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson said Thursday. The department hopes to have open enrollment in July, she said.Davidson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/state-looks-expand-medicaid-july
State | Local | AK legislature
Native health leaders stress Medicaid issues

...30 minutes or more. For tribal callers those can be up to three hours, he said.Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner William Streur met the leaders from the ANHB for a couple hours Wednesday to answer questions and discuss the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/native-health-leaders-stress-medicaid-i
State | AK legislature
Dems introduce legislation to expand Medicaid

...make it to his desk. She said Parnell was looking forward to a report that will be delivered by Health and Social Services Commissioner Bill Streur on the status of those not eligible for Medicaid.? Contact reporter Jennifer Canfield at 523-2279...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-31/dems-introduce-legislation-expand-medic
State
Alaska Native foster children to receive federal help

...state custody, officials said.The agreement is set to be signed by TCC president Jerry Isaac and Health and Social Services Commissioner William Streur."This effort has been in the works for a long while and our vision has been challenged more...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-12-19/alaska-native-foster-children-receive-federal
Parnell to discuss Medicaid expansion

...Parnell will discuss Medicaid expansion at a press conference in Anchorage today. Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Bill Streur will join Parnell at the conference.Parnell is expected to announce by Dec. 15 whether the State...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-15/parnell-discuss-medicaid-expansion
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