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Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...but I also need them to understand that we're not free."PCHS is a federally-qualified health center and community health center, which means that it receives both federal and state funding in addition to the money it collects from patients...
Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

...helps about 500 people per year complete Medicaid applications, spokesman Jim Strader said. The Front Street Community Health Center declined to comment."We get them from all sorts of places," Kreher said. "Depending on the nature of the...
Youth fortunate to have supportive community

...incredible prizes. Special thanks goes to Brian and Crystal Walden with SLP and Monica Adams at Central Peninsula Community Health Center for their large cash donations. There were over 80 additional business donors and over 30 parents (listed in...
Business news

...Region) moving to the Peninsula two years ago from Southwest Alaska. PCHS is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) and is required as an FQHC to have a board of between 9 and 25 people, with a majority of the members...
Alaskans begin signing up for insurance through exchange

...Group, that is working through the federal exchange. Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center is one of several community health centers where assistance in enrolling is offered, mostly to low-income Alaskans.Boling said her group enrolled 14...
Alaska can do more to help those on Medicare

...Medicare reimbursement rates result in real financial loss to providers. Here's some evidence. Medicare allows "community health centers" to bill office visits at a roughly 35 percent higher rate than private doctors can. Anchorage's community...
Business Briefs

...the chamber office at 283-7989 or e-mail Executive director wins award Peninsula Community Health Center Executive Director Stan Steadman recently received the Legacy Award at the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association...
Soldotna Community News

If you've been wondering what it looks like inside the Peninsula Community Health Center (PCHC) building, here's your chance to check it out! Located at 230 E. Marydale and Tyee, behind the King Salmon Hotel...
Around the Peninsula

...students and interested community members. The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Peninsula Community Health Center at 230 E. Marydale Ave., Suite 2, in Soldotna. For more information, e-mail Beth at bselby@alaska...
Around the Peninsula

...directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the community conference room on the second floor of the Peninsula Community Health Center, 230 E. Marydale Ave., Soldotna. For more information, call 260-3691. Women's basketball league forming...


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