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Events for May for Soldotna Senior Center

...Sterling 1:00pmMay 25: Monday-CLOSED for Memorial DayMay 26: Tuesday-presentation by Access Alaska on health care services at noonMay 26: Tuesday-Family Caregivers Support Group 1-3:00Menu: Monday, Wednesday, Friday salad bar is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-25/events-for-may-for-soldotna-sen
Community
Medical administrators look at implications of health care expansion

...be to raised to a permanent 10 percent share by 2020. Stadem wrote that this federal money "will pay for medical care services provided directly to participants in the program in health clinics, pharmacies, hospitals and doctors' offices across...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/medical-administrators-look-at-impli
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Medical providers look at implications of health care expansion

...currently uninsured, but also by helping them avoid costly emergency care. "It would allow them to seek primary care services before they got so sick they had to go to the emergency room," Davis said. " Now, without any coverage at all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-12/medical-providers-look-at-implicatio
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Borough mayor looking for health care solutions

...borough-wide. Central peninsula residents would get some relief, however, when using the hospital or other health care services, he said. Navarre said he would like the task force to form within 60 days, and that he would like the choice of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-10/borough-mayor-looking-for-health-car
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Changes on the horizon for school district healthcare plans

...eliminated its $2 million lifetime limit and annual dollar limits, began completely covering preventative health care services, and limited the amount of money that employees can contribute, pre-tax, to flexible spending accounts."All...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-02/changes-on-the-horizon-for-school-di
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Group plan increases smaller than individual rate spikes

...accounts make people feel like they have more skin in the game," so that they think about how they are using health care services, Coon said. The result will generally be less utilization of services, and less cost for everyone.Another trend...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-02/group-plan-increases-smaller-than-in
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Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...our communities. Preventative and proactive health care services are needed to keep our community members healthy. While...innovative and original programs for Veteran's health care services. We need to do more, traveling outside or far distances...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-29/qa-alaska-house-of-representative
Opinion
Denial of transfer agreement limits patients' options

...for the hospital. Senior citizens throughout the United States are being denied access to their choice of medical care services and doctors, as a result of $550 million in cuts to Medicare providers initiated and approved by the current administration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-25/denial-of-transfer-agreem
Letters
On animal welfare, is there more community can do?

...and if properties outside of cities should be assessed a mill rate of 0.002 to pay for domestic animal rescue and care services. The borough would contract with an organization such as Alaska's Extended Life Animal Sanctuary to provide those...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-14/on-animal-welfare-is-there-more-c
Opinion
States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

...people who enrolled. The state Department of Health Care Services reported that the backlog has been reduced to 600...a spokesman for the California Department of Health Care Services, said the volume of applications also contributed to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/states-told-to-find-way-to-clear-med
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