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Op-ed: 50 years of Medicare and Medicaid

...covering about 41% of our population's healthcare needs. In Alaska, there are almost...quality, and innovation in American healthcare. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid...should have to choose between needed healthcare or food and shelter. Medicare, Medicaid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-29/op-ed-50-years-of-medicare-and-me
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Buyer beware on Medicaid expansion

...magically grow 4,000 jobs. How many of these jobs will be healthcare jobs, and how many will be paper-pushers, he doesn't...under oath, said the state paid $165 million in advances to healthcare providers who never performed the work. The state managed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-15/voices-of-alaska-buyer-beware-on-
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Delegation working on solutions for Alaska VA

...seeing steady progress in adapting VA healthcare to the challenges in Alaska - not squeezing...Every Alaska veteran enrolled for VA healthcare by August 1, 2014 should have a Choice...We will not rest until the earned healthcare benefit is a reality for Alaska veterans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-21/voices-of-alaska-delegation-worki
Opinion
Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

...report and take any appropriate action.In a response dated April 10 attached to the report, the director of the Alaska VA Healthcare System, Susan Yeager, said she agrees with the recommendations and that the Alaska VA has taken or was in the process of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-07/review-workload-staffing-had-impact-
News
What others say: Not the time to reverse course on affordable health insurance

...be available only in states that have established their own health insurance exchanges but not in states that chose to use HealthCare.gov, the federal government's exchange. That defies common sense and the understanding of all those who passed the law...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-15/what-others-say-not-the-time-ti-r
Opinion
Excellence in healthcare: a new model

...organizations, and more recently, in healthcare. Although the field of medicine...as life itself, the concept of healthcare professionals working together...is relatively new. Traditional healthcare models involve separate specialists...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-03-29/excellence-in-healthcare-
Letters
What if healthcare reform doesn't work?

...there should be some kind of healthcare reform, but has anyone in this...figured out what will happen if healthcare reform is passed by the congress...going to come from to pay for the healthcare reform bill? The government...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120809/let_528117036.shtml
Why does health overhaul drama continue?

...requirements taking effect in 2014. The HealthCare.gov website, talked up as the equivalent...before the Fourth of July. This year, HealthCare.gov sent the wrong tax information...percent this year in the states served by HealthCare.gov, according to preliminary administration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-09/why-does-health-overhaul-drama-co
Opinion
KPC hosts VA and Alliance Member/Student match up

...is experiencing with the VA and we hope to help the vet learn how to better navigate the VA system and its bureaucracy for healthcare, benefits and memorial affairs. We bring staff that can do one on one problem resolution with veterans. Our attitude these...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-03-30/kpc-hosts-va-and-alliance-member
Dispatch
Federal health insurance aid in doubt for nearly 8 million

...administration says that, when read in context, the law allows subsidies in all 50 states regardless of whether the federal HealthCare.gov is in charge of sign-ups.During oral arguments last week, the court seemed divided. The outcome seems to hinge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/federal-health-insurance-aid-in-doub
News

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