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Time to stop underwriting insurance executives' pay

The two things I hate most -- dealing with medical insurance companies and my annual prostate examination...line the pockets of insurance companies. No wonder medical insurance fat-cats tremble at the thought of a government-sponsored...
What others say: No level of Obamacare can cure sedentary U.S.

...Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests an answer as to why, and it has little to do with Washington, D.C., policy or medical insurance coverage.Lead author Edward C. Archer, who studies nutrition and obesity at the University of Alabama, Birmingham...
Today's senior citizens built Alaska for tomorrow's seniors

...retirement fund," not the current term "entitlement program." Medicare taxes were a prepayment of retirement medical insurance. We built the roads, schools, buildings and many of the places people now call home. We built those once secret...

...also important to plan for emergencies. Leave contact information for doctors and dentists, along with copies of medical insurance cards and a note authorizing emergency treatment or a health care proxy form. Notify schools, sports teams and...
Kenai council approves hike in fees, rents, rates

...also require its employees to pay a portion of their medical and hospital insurance plan costs. Employees without medical insurance dependent coverage will pay 8.5 percent of their health care costs.Eubank said 102 city employees carry insurance...
Q&A: Mike Chenault, Kurt Olson and Peter Micciche

...responsibility falls to the State of Alaska. This includes social programs, state-wide communication systems, and medical insurance plans. The Administration, Legislature and State agencies need to determine the long-term fiscal responsibility...
Drug discount card use grows card program adopted by the Kenai Peninsula Borough is seeing a fair bit of use by residents who are lacking medical insurance to cover prescriptions, according to data collected by the National Association of Counties. Borough residents...
Around the Peninsula

...Center presents Paula Jacobson, an Anchorage attorney specializing in Social Security disability, health, and medical insurance; and Amrit Khalsa, an Anchorage attorney specializing in Medicaid issues, including Medicaid qualifying trusts...
Sweet treats sold to support even sweeter cause

...children are cared for by trained medical personnel, giving their parents time to attend to other concerns, like medical insurance. A conservative estimate of the cost of each camp is $500 per week. Baxter said that, in addition to the money...
Around the Peninsula

...2000-2001 school year. The students are between 15 and 18 years old. They will bring spending money and have full medical insurance. Students can be placed in a variety of families, including single parents, couples without children, retirees...


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