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Health care providers sue Xerox over Medicaid system

...which delayed billing to other insurance companies, according to the complaint.Derotha Ferraro, the director of public relations and marketing for South Peninsula Hospital, said the state had multiple conversations with the hospital during the...
Healthcare Task Force debates direction employee recruitment, one that is shared by South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations and marketing for SPH, said the hospital has had to rely on travelers, some of whom come from Anchorage a few times...
Op-ed: A Europe without borders

...must apply in the country where they arrive. In keeping migrants from getting on trains to Germany and Austria - a public-relations fiasco - Hungary was merely trying to enforce this rule. But if migrants know that, as a practical matter, Germany...
Tackling the 'No Choice' Program

...the quickly-implemented Choice Program are not felt by Alaska's veterans alone. Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations and marketing for the South Peninsula Hospital, presented the issues health service providers have run into while...
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...federally insured bank. It would not be wise for us to take that risk."Anne Foster, KeyBank's Northwestern region public relations vice president, echoed the Alaska banks' policy."KeyBank is a federally regulated bank," wrote Foster...
Op-ed: The business of Planned Parenthood

...morally insensate, or angling to be designated Planned Parenthood's Person of the Year.The episode raises a public-relations challenge unique to that organization: How do you spin one of your officials casually talking about aborting babies...
Peninsula hospitals measure impact of state reimbursement rate freeze

...based on the hospital's cost reports, according to Derotha Ferraro, South Peninsula Hospital's director of public relations. "If the rate freeze continues, or if by chance we hadn't been in a rebasing year, we would lose about $280...
Op-ed: The shame game

...unless some news organization decides that the conduct is so egregious that it's worth a story. Then, the public-relations department jumps into action, and one single bedraggled consumer might expect a resolution. Maybe. Or maybe not...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...entered the permitting process and is seeking another partner to invest, has been the subject of a long-running public relations and legal battleThe EPA released a report last year concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed...
What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...a broad spectrum of views that reflect the diversity of Alaskans' political opinions. To be fair, there is a public-relations motive in appearing to be more open to listening to the public, and anyone who has been in politics long knows...


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