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Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plans

Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plans

Health Insurer Premera Alaska will allow 5,200 customers in the state to keep their insurance plans.

Breaking up with Healthcare.gov

Breaking up with Healthcare.gov

Anchorage hair stylist Lara Imler is one of the few Alaskans who managed to get through the process late last month.

Juneau Assembly approves Law Department’s move to Sealaska Plaza

Juneau Assembly approves Law Department’s move to Sealaska Plaza

The move will happen sometime around the first of the year as the CBJ Law Department expands to handle additional responsibilities.

SEARHC Front Street Clinic soon to be under new management

SEARHC Front Street Clinic soon to be under new management

“All of these agencies realized that if Front Street Clinic disappeared, this huge gap would appear that nobody could fill,” says Mariya Lovishchuk, executive director of The Glory Hole, Juneau’s soup kitchen and shelter.

Juneau School District warns about uptick in cases of whooping cough

Juneau School District warns about uptick in cases of whooping cough

There have been two confirmed cases and three suspected cases of the disease at schools in the downtown area.

Filling the hole in Juneau’s cancer treatment options

Filling the hole in Juneau’s cancer treatment options

Starting next month cancer patients in Juneau and Southeast Alaska won’t have far to travel for radiation treatment.

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

Senator Mark Begich is proposing a change to the Affordable Care Act that would make cheaper insurance options available.

Planning for the silver tsunami

Planning for the silver tsunami

The vision for an assisted living center in Juneau is expanding to include a new senior center, independent living and a social service non-profit center on one campus.

Bartlett Regional Hospital CFO to resign

Bartlett Regional Hospital CFO to resign

Ken Brough is the third member of the hospital’s leadership team to step down or announce plans to resign in the past three months.

Fairbanks Man Frustrated With Obama’s ACA “Fix”

President Obama announced new rules that may allow some residents to keep their plans for another year. But for Fairbanks knife maker Mark Knapp, that “fix” doesn’t go far enough.