By fits and starts Alaskans are beginning to be enrolled through the new federal health insurance exchange as startup glitches are resolved.
FAIRBANKS — A stroll through the new pediatric area at the Surgery Center of Fairbanks feels more like a visit to a cartoon museum than a colorless medical unit.
Ominous warnings about Medicare Advantage plans have sounded for more than a year now.
The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona is a tiptoe through the tulips next to the stampede of Democrats fleeing the effects of their law known as Obamacare.
No Alaskan should be without affordable, accessible health care. But last week Gov. Sean Parnell made a calculated political decision to reject calls for Medicaid expansion — hurting roughly 41,000 Alaskans who will remain without affordable, quality health care
Gov. Sean Parnell has decided against expanding Medicaid in Alaska, at least for now.
Alaska’s Congressional delegation has asked for to provide more stability for the Indian Health Service budget.
Gov. Sean Parnell has decided against expanding Medicaid in Alaska, at least for now. The governor announced his decision late Friday morning while also releasing a consultant report identifying costs and benefits of an expansion.
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has signed onto legislation that would allow individuals to keep their existing health insurance policies through 2015, but his spokeswoman, Heather Handyside, said Thursday he would like to see that concept made permanent.
The heat is building on Gov. Sean Parnell over the his pending decision to expand or not to expand Alaska Medicaid under terms of the federal Affordable Care Act.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama’s health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans.