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Health care providers sue Xerox over Medicaid system

...well as extra time during the day, which delayed billing to other insurance companies, according to the complaint.Derotha Ferraro, the director of public relations and marketing for South Peninsula Hospital, said the state had multiple conversations...
Healthcare Task Force debates direction

...Another major challenge and expense is employee recruitment, one that is shared by South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations and marketing for SPH, said the hospital has had to rely on travelers, some of whom...
Tackling the 'No Choice' Program

...from that." Problems caused by the quickly-implemented Choice Program are not felt by Alaska's veterans alone. Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations and marketing for the South Peninsula Hospital, presented the issues health service...
Peninsula hospitals measure impact of state reimbursement rate freeze

...reimbursement - a "rebasing" that occurs every four years and is based on the hospital's cost reports, according to Derotha Ferraro, South Peninsula Hospital's director of public relations. "If the rate freeze continues, or if by chance we...
State Expert: Peninsula population older than rest of Alaska

...Anchorage compared to the peninsula, in the retirement age group, out-migration is higher for Anchorage than the peninsula."Some of our incoming is Anchorage's outgoing," noted Derotha Ferraro, one of the audience members at the talk.
Arneson defends Spit Run crown: Marriage proposal pleases crowd

...the Land's End finish line. "John's story is the prime example of why the hospital partakes in this event," Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations for South Peninsula Hospital, said. "He has shared his lifelong passion for health...
Most fish?

...fishery. Lower Cook Inlet is consistently a little larger," said Meyer.As far as the sign at the top of Baycrest, Derotha Ferraro, a former chamber executive director, recalled the sign was a product of chamber members in the mid- to late-1980s...
Borough, SPH sign new pact

...cost greater than $100,000. A termination provision was revised to clarify grounds for ending the agreement. Derotha Ferraro, public relations manager for the hospital, said hospital board members agreed the new pact was an improvement over...
Business booming on the peninsula

...facilities (on the peninsula), people are more likely to stay home and do more of their shopping," he said. Derotha Ferraro, director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce, has lived near the end of the highway for five years. "Incredible...
Peninsula's economic future up in air after Sept. 11

...certain Sept. 11 has affected tourism. "There was a pretty significant immediate impact of nine-one-one," said Derotha Ferraro, director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce. "The rest of September really hurt, especially for things like hunting...


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