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Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...against transgender people throughout the health care system.Once the proposed regulations...amounts to a manual for carrying out the health law's prohibition against medical...requirements would have impact throughout the health care system because service providers...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-04/plan-targets-health-care-bia
Nation and World
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...included collaboration between industry, organized labour and government to successfully develop regulations such as the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in B.C. As a result, the exploration and mining sector in B.C. has a world-leading...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/my-turn-its-time-better-dialogue-mini
Opinion
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

Energy underpins the health, economic vitality and overall sustainability of communities and has been identified as a focus area and priority during the U...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-rural-energy-solutions-opport
Opinion
Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...state. I myself am a University of Alaska graduate, as is my wife and our son. Alaska's future economic growth and the health and vitality of our communities require a skilled and well-educated population now more than ever. That's true whether...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/caulfield-amidst-challenges-uas-wil
Neighbors
Health law sign-ups growing; uninsured rate falls

...Republicans to dismantle the program.The Health and Human Services Department said...results are "further evidence that the health insurance marketplace is working...increasing insurance coverage in 2015, as the health care law's second year of expanded...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/health-law-sign-ups-growing-uninsured
Not For Web
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...with construction slated to begin next summer.Gambell resident June Walunga, who represents the community of 713 on the health corporation board, has long pushed for a mini-hospital on Saint Lawrence Island to serve the two communities. Residents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/new-larger-clinics-planned-2-villages
State
Philanthropy in action: Paul Douglas and the Douglas-Dornan Foundation

...community they loved.Headed up by Brian's father, Paul Douglas, the fund focuses on making grants that enhance "the health, education and welfare of individuals living in Southeast Alaska," with a particular focus on youth."Our focus...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/philanthropy-action-paul-douglas
Art
Rate increases approved for individual health care market

...announced plans by Aetna and State Farm to pull out of the individual plan market in Alaska and by Assurant Health to leave the health insurance market altogether.Wing-Heier said the high cost of health care in Alaska has been a long-standing concern...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/rate-increases-approved-individual-heal
State
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...attorney general Dario Borghesan, arguing on behalf of the state, said accepting the injunction will mean sacrificing the health of Alaskans, and he provided a long list of cases in which timely medical care (and insurance) could have prevented...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/medicaids-big-ruling-today
State
Bartlett, SEARHC optimistic about Medicaid expansion's effects

...million in federal dollars to expand the health care program, a spokesman for Bartlett...might address a growing problem in the health care industry - young adults skipping...Medicaid if it is expanded.He said the health care industry is generally excited...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-21/bartlett-searhc-optimistic-about-medica
Local

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