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Back in action: All-terrain wheelchair gets people outdoors

...outdoor enthusiasts, and now they can get back out there. We're really excited to bring it here." Although most insurance policies don't cover the trackchair, the Dreifuersts said that Action Trackchair has recently been given an official medical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/all-terrain-wheelchairs-available-in
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5 things small businesses need to know this fall

...businesses need to be on top of over the next several months:Small business owners who bought employee health insurance policies before the end of 2013, sidestepping the law's requirements for a year, could pay between 10 percent and 20...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-17/5-things-small-businesses-need-
Community
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes

...critic of the law, refused to do so last year, citing cost concerns.Begich has proposed creating a new tier of insurance policies with lower premiums but the odds of that happening this year seem long, with the Republican-controlled U.S...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-08/division-of-insurance-approves-healt
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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
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
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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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
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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