Crystal Bourland’s full time job is helping people enroll in a health insurance plan under the new federal Affordable Care Act. Her first day on the job was Monday.
Lawmakers are now trying to figure out what it would cost to implement a state-run health insurance program for public school employees.
A new turboprop aircraft will make it easier for a medical transport service to land in some Southeast Alaska communities. Beginning Wednesday, Airlift Northwest will operate a Turbo Commander as well as the Learjet between Juneau and rural communities. The turboprop will allow the medical service to fly into Gustavas, Skagway, Haines, Hoonah, Kake, and…
Right now, school districts negotiate their own health insurance plans. This bill would change that by allowing a state commissioner to select a plan for all districts
With less than two weeks of the session to go, the Alaska State Legislature is concentrating on the state’s budget and major pieces of legislation that would affect tax policy and energy projects. APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez sat down with Gov. Sean Parnell to talk about his expectations for the final days.
Poor adults who live in states that don’t go along with the federal health overhaul’s expansion of Medicaid expansion face a double whammy.
The governor says federally mandated programs should be paid for with federal dollars. In 2011, the administration declined to apply for a federal grant that would have provided up to $1-million to help the state set up an exchange.