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Streur tapped to lead Health and Social Services

...Gov. Sean Parnell has named William Streur commissioner of Alaska's Department of Health and Social Services. Streur has been acting commissioner since last...Parnell's election. Parnell called Streur "committed to accountability and improving...
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State to discuss Ebola preparedness

...a news conference to provide an update on Alaska's Ebola preparedness plan.Gov. Sean Parnell, health commissioner Bill Streur, chief epidemiologist Joe McLaughlin and epidemiologist Michael Cooper will hold the news conference on Thursday in Anchorage...
Filling in the (coverage) gaps

...upcoming legislative agenda as we further define how to better promote the health and well-being of Alaskans today and into the future.? William J. Streur is commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.
Parnell to discuss Medicaid expansion

...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 of Alaska will accept federal...
Alaska working on changes aimed at reducing the increase in Medicaid costs shouldered by state

...and Social Services Commissioner William Streur said recommendations from a joint administration-legislative...hospitalizations and emergency room visits. Streur said the latter change alone could net...curve, reduce the increase in cost," Streur said The program, which he said serves...
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...Bendersky with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. That number grows by about 7 percent each year, said William Streur, commissioner of the state health department.Assuming the clinic also means that Alaska Regional will have access to a broader...
State wants mediation over Medicaid billing

...month, state health Commissioner Bill Streur sent a letter to the company's president, demanding a corrective action plan. Streur said health care providers had sustained...Government Healthcare Solutions, said Streur's concerns were being taken seriously...
Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

...made to address them.Commissioner Bill Streur said the responsibility for implementation...that the system works as advertised," Streur said.Higgins, a dentist, said the...provider community, and he apologized.Streur said the state has provided $118 million...
State | AK legislature
Planned Parenthood suing over Alaska abortion regulation

...The lawsuit lists as defendants Bill Streur, the commissioner of the Alaska Department...A health department spokeswoman said Streur had not seen the lawsuit and would not performed.There is also what Streur has called a "catch-all" option...
State denies portion of CPH expansion

...a $43 million expansion plan for Central Peninsula Hospital.Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner William Streur followed the recommendations of the review department and did not approve CPH plans to build two additional endoscopy clinics...


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