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Alaska’s Affordable Care Act enrollment remains low

Alaska’s Affordable Care Act enrollment remains lowIn Alaska, about 3,000 people selected marketplace plans before Dec. 28 and 83 percent qualify for a subsidy to help pay for premiums.

Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New Book

Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New BookFormer Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in a book due out later this month, describes President Obama as "a man of personal integrity" who nonetheless was skeptical of his administration's "surge" strategy in Afghanistan and openly distrustful of the military leadership, The Washington Post and The New York Times report Tuesday.

Premera won’t increase rates on plan extensions

Premera Alaska won’t increase premium rates for Alaskans who decide to extend their plans for another year.

Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plans

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

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

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

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.

Alaska leaders attend White House Tribal Nations Conference

Alaska leaders attend White House Tribal Nations ConferenceTribal leaders from Alaska and the rest of the country had a chance this week talk with the highest powers in the federal government.

Obama’s ACA ‘fix’ will be tricky to implement in Alaska

Obama’s ACA ‘fix’ will be tricky to implement in AlaskaPresident Obama said yesterday insurers can continue offering the plans they intended to cancel as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Obama Apologizes To Those Who Lost Health Plans

Obama Apologizes To Those Who Lost Health PlansIn addition to his apology, the president pledged to help those who have complained that the new law is forcing them to sign up for a more expensive plan.

Obama’s ‘Keep Your Health Care Plan’ Pledge Fails Fact Checks

Obama’s ‘Keep Your Health Care Plan’ Pledge Fails Fact ChecksNonpartisan fact checkers are giving failing grades to President Obama's oft-repeated pledge to Americans that "if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan."