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PCHS open enrollment helps to understand Health Care insurance requirements

Now that the New Year is underway and tax season is right around the corner Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska (PCHS) through their outreach and enrollment program is reaching out to help local people navigate through the new healthcare laws and penalties.
Changes on the horizon for school district healthcare plans

As structural changes to health care insurance delivery continue to roll out under the Affordable Health Care Act implementation, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District...
Senator rips White House

...surely vote to repeal the bulk of this bill, beginning with the mandate that every single American has to buy health care insurance or pay a penalty to the government," she said. Her comment spurred a brief round of applause, though the senator...
Parnell criticizes Begich over health care stance

...a State of Alaska healthcare exchange has severely limited the ability of Alaskans to successfully sign up for health care insurance," he said.Begich has been pressing Parnell to expand Medicaid under the law. Parnell is expected to announce...
Preliminary education task force report answers few questions

...bring the state's 20,000 school district employees and their 30,000 dependents onto the State of Alaska's health care insurance plan. Munoz was wary of the task force's suggestion to expand "public choice in education opportunities...
Health care stakes too high

...Americans do to convince our leaders of the desirability of having compassion for the 42,000,0000 people with no health care insurance? 2. What can we do to convince them to work cooperatively with President Obama and Democrats to pass a program...
Why I voted yes for health reform

...reform bill because I believe the status quo is unacceptable. People die because they can't afford regular health care. Insurance premiums, already outrageously expensive, are headed through the roof in Alaska and the rest of the country...
Group proposes cure for state's ills

...has more than 100,000 uninsured residents; 40 percent of Alaska's health expenditures go out of state; and health care insurance premiums for state workers went up 11 percent just over the past year, according to numbers the Community Care...


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