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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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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.
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...
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...
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...
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...interim by state Health Commissioner Bill Streur. The regulations are now the subject...expanded as proposed by the amendment, Streur said. The annual cost for accessing family...estimated at roughly $800 per person.Streur told reporters he would have to think...
State | AK legislature
Native health leaders stress Medicaid issues

...Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner William Streur met the leaders from the ANHB for a couple hours Wednesday to...frank comments and honest concerns, and nobody threw darts," Streur said after the meeting. "We're actually getting to solutions...
State | AK legislature
Dems introduce legislation to expand Medicaid

...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 or at jennifer.n...


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