House Republicans expressed skepticism over Governor Bill Walker’s plan to expand Medicaid in a hearing Monday morning.
Sitka Community Hospital has a new CEO, a new CFO; about a million dollars on hand; and no plans to ask for more money from the city.
Health Commissioner Valerie Davidson unveiled two new reports Friday at a press conference in Anchorage she hopes will help make the case for Medicaid expansion.
They traveled to Nome for a conference to discuss high rates of cancer, developmental disabilities and other diseases linked to contaminants and former military sites in the Bering Strait.
People without health insurance have only 11 days left to get it under the Affordable Care Act.
The Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to amend the city’s indoor public smoking ban to include pot, despite objections from some marijuana advocates.
Nearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period.
Lawmakers expect bills on social issues, like abortion, to get less attention than last cycle.
Starting this month, businesses in Alaska with more than 100 full time workers have to provide health insurance.
The federal government says about 16,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov.