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Business no longer able to accept Medicare

An open letter to Medicare patients from Freedom Physical Therapy...movement, strength and function. Medicare has a well-established record of...physical therapy treatment for our current Medicare patients - and do so without charge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-15/business-no-longer-able-t
Letters
Voices of Alaska: The Medicaid mousetrap

...has been overlooked by many is that Medicaid pays more than Medicare, for senior citizens, and Tricare, for military families...program will make more by serving Medicaid patients than those on Medicare or Tricare. This will only make it harder for senior citizens...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/voices-of-alaska-the-medicaid-mou
Opinion
Kenai Senior Center events

...Cooper Landing Senior Center ($8 van ride) Call to reserve your seat.? Thursday, May 14-1:00 p.m. ? Welcome to Medicare presentation, facilitated by Kathy? Friday, May 15-2:30 p.m. ? Rain or Shine ? If it's nice outside we'll build...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-02/kenai-senior-center-events
Community
Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...and dental services. As a federally-qualified health center, it serves patients including those with private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and Denali KidCare in addition to uninsured and underinsured community members, some of whom qualify for a sliding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/community-health-care-provider-faces
News
Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

...plus Washington, D.C.) that have expanded Medicaid, most "have no backlog," according to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services."Most states that we reached out to recently have cleared their backlog or have substantially reduced...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/prepping-for-expansion-dhss-works-th
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Business news

...Foraker Group is planned. RSVP to 283-1991 or 262-9814. Heritage Place meets higher rating standards The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the Star rating system for nursing homes is being changed, to raise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-02/business-news
Community
Medicaid expansion event brings out lawmakers

...told reporters later that it's hard to have sympathy for a state that didn't negotiate well with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. One concern raised by some Republican legislators has been what happens if the federal government's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-04/medicaid-expansion-event-brings-out-
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Alaska can do more to help those on Medicare

Alaskans on Medicare deserve some help. A recent survey...If you're over 65, and rely on Medicare, most general practice, or "primary...state had an excuse not to step in. Medicare is a federal program that doesn't...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112110/ope_493108316.shtml
Opinion
Some lawmakers worry about cost of Medicaid expansion

...investing in health care as another important investment in Alaska, she said.The state has told the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that if the federal contribution rate falls below 90 percent, Alaska would no longer participate, she...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-16/some-lawmakers-worry-about-cost-of-m
News

...offeredPeninsula Community Health Services will provide access to affordable insurance via: Affordable Care Act, Denali Care, Medicare and VA Enrollment. This is a free service. This is an open house style class. Fully qualified staff will be on site to help...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-06-0
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