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Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...private health insurance, medical care has been out of her reach since she aged out of the state's Denali KidCare insurance program. But then she broke a tooth. "I had a broken tooth for a year and ... I woke up one morning and several times...

...either. But nearly 6 in 10 Americans 40 and older support some type of government-administered long-term care insurance program, a 7 point increase from last year's AP survey.More than three-fourths of this age group favor tax breaks...
Bill to protect homeowners in flood-prone areas set to pass

...overhaul of the government's much-criticized flood insurance program after angry homeowners facing sharp premium hikes...The hard-fought 2012 rewrite of the federal flood insurance program was aimed at weaning hundreds of thousands of homeowners...

...conservatives in the GOP forced a 16-day partial government shutdown over funding to implement the nation's new health insurance program. The small-bore, two-year budget deal struck by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash...

...after a one-year extension.An amendment from Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and others would improve the crop insurance program for organic farmers. It gives $5 million to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to update the prices paid on...
Legislators' prefiled bills released

...introduced a suite of bills they say are aimed at women's health and opportunity, including expansion of a health insurance program for low-income children and pregnant women, which has Gov. Sean Parnell has rejected in the past. Another proposal...
School budgets being cut statewide

...and you assume all else is flat, you have to absorb that," Fisher said.The district has a unique health insurance program in that it is self-insured. While the plan is good for employees, there is concern that the "Cadillac tax...
'Obamacare' AK subsidy calculator fixed

...requires, among many things, that all citizens and legal residents not covered by employer-sponsored health insurance programs buy health insurance by March 31, 2014 or face fines. Under the individual mandate, households making less than...
Kenai Peninsula College training courses to include wildland firefighting in the future. Presentation regarding Medicare and related insurance programs Learning how to interpret and navigate complex social programs like Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance...
Alaska could lose millions in Medicare payments

...continued payment cuts,'' Dr. Yank Coble Jr., AMA president, told the Anchorage Daily News. Medicare is a health insurance program for people 65 and older that's funded by the federal government. The AMA says funding has decreased because the...


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