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Alaska's high health care costs

...While leaving the state for medical care can save money, it also means betting against Alaska businesses, said Alaska Regional Hospital CEO Julie Taylor. "Of course, none of us want Alaskans leaving the state for health care," Taylor said...
Voices of Alaska: Time for Alaskans to pull together

...the bill for the uninsured. Providers at Central Peninsula Hospital in Kenai, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and Alaska Regional Hospital tell me that health care coverage for one uninsured patient can cost a medical facility $1 million.They told...
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion would help Alaska's economy

...estimate says Medicaid Expansion will initially create roughly 1,500 jobs, and 4,000 by 2020. That was before Alaska Regional Hospital announced they'd build a new clinic under Medicaid Expansion because a clinic can treat insured people more...
Marlys Irwin

Soldotna resident Marlys Irwin, 79, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at Alaska Regional Hospital from complications following a heart attack.Marlys was born on May 25, 1936 in Montevideo, Minnesota. She moved to Kodiak...
Poetry helps woman move toward healing

...disorder, which puts them at a higher risk for suicide, substance abuse and high-risk behavior, according to Alaska Regional Hospital's Web site.Now that her book is published, Schrader's next project is a calendar that combines new poems...
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Timothy Lee Baumer

...Timothy Lee BaumerLongtime Alaskan and Kenai resident Timothy Lee Baumer, 57, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage with his family by his side. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan...
Surgery Center of Kenai seeks transfer agreement with CPH

...Medicare and Medicaid patients. When the center was beginning constructed, Gear said it requested agreements with Alaska Regional Hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center and Central Peninsula Hospital. "The transfer agreement is just a protocol...
Bail set for man accused of murder

...happy and helpful." Thompson said he has known the Vermillion family for six years. His wife is a nurse at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage where the defendant's father, Doug Vermillion is a doctor. Browning said Thompson is not a suitable...
Gail Ann Thornton

Kenai resident Gail Ann Thornton, 55, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage.Private services will be held.Gail was born Feb. 6, 1959 in Pierce, Idaho. She moved to Alaska with her father...
Paul Arthur Beever

Soldotna resident Paul Arthur Beever, 64, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Alaska Regional Hospital with his family by his side. An open service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at Birch Ridge Golf...


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