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Budget issues can be addressed without more taxes

...necessary transport to hospitals or emergency care facilities when billed. (Source - medicaid.gov). Most health insurance policies pay for medically necessary transport and now that we have Obamacare, by law, everyone must have insurance. Fact...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-05/budget-issues-can-be-addr
Letters
Obamacare Medicaid expansion: Alaska can do better

...when enough is enough. After being guaranteed affordability and increased accessibility, more are losing their insurance policies and paying higher premiums, with higher out-of-pocket costs. To date, very little of the Obamacare experiment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-19/obamacare-medicaid-expansion-alas
Opinion
The art of the escape

...be known that it was partially suspending the individual mandate in 2014 by exempting people who have had their insurance policies canceled. It didn't even publicly announce its one-day extension of the deadline to get insurance by Jan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-24/the-art-of-the-escape
Opinion
Good enough for government

...about whether the product is truly good or not. He can fall back on government power. Individuals are having their insurance policies canceled by force of law, whether they are satisfied with them or not. Then they have to buy Obamacare-compliant...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-08/good-enough-for-government
Opinion
Covert health care

...So, too, could be the selection process. The computers could be ready with recommendations for exactly which insurance policies would best fit the details of your finances, medical records and even the most sensitive parts of your personal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-26/covert-health-care
Opinion
Begich proposes additional health care plans

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has proposed creating a new tier of insurance policies with lower premiums under the federal health care law as a way to address affordability concerns.The Alaska Democrat said his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-20/begich-proposes-additional-health-ca
News
Ready or not, health care changes coming

...the same rating rules as small group plans. However, employers utilizing self-funding rather than purchasing insurance policies, like some of Alaska's school districts, will see other changes from the act that are still being studied...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-31/ready-or-not-health-care-changes-com
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Health care budget fact check

...the health insurance they already have. Costs can rise, benefits can change and employers can drop coverage.Insurance policies that are offered must now meet minimum standards, covering more preventive services, for example, and larger...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-30/health-care-budget-fact-check
Opinion
Nonprofits receive grants to navigate insurance exchanges

...comparison to how a state-operated exchange would have performed because both would help consumers compare different insurance policies being offered by companies. The exchanges also help consumers connect to special services, such as the subsidies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-26/nonprofits-receive-grants-to-navigat
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Traffic deaths lead to charges

...additional compensation. The court found that Allstate had no obligation to compensate Byers under two additional insurance policies. Both parties agreed to the judgment on March 29, 2011. Other parties, including Cobb and the estate of Peter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-08-23/traffic-deaths-lead-to-charges
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