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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 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...
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...
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...
Kelly says he will keep open to possible Medicaid expansion

...discussed hiring former state health commissioner Bill Streur as a consultant. Streur served under former Gov. Sean Parnell, who resisted...make clear that the purpose of the contract with Streur was not to find ways to justify rejecting Medicaid...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel to consider former commissioners

...Commissioner Angela Rodell and former Health Commissioner Bill Streur. The committee is expected to consider the proposals later...cost drivers, such as Medicaid and debt service.Rodell and Streur served under the previous governor, Sean Parnell. Parnell...
Report: Expanding Medicaid would save state millions

...90 percent by 2020.The Senate Finance Committee has hired former state health commissioner Bill Streur to review the impacts of expansion. Streur served under Walker's predecessor, Gov. Sean Parnell, who resisted expansion despite broad-based...
State | AK legislature
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


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