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Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

Despite a legislative impasse over Medicaid expansion, a Department of Health and Social Services division is working to eliminate a longstanding backlog of Medicaid applications across the state by July, the deadline Gov...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/prepping-for-expansion-dhss-works-th
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Medical providers look at implications of health care expansion

...percent of the federal poverty level - less than $20,313 per year. According to the state Department of Health and Social Services, which administers Medicaid in Alaska, the expansion would offer Medicaid to 40,000 new users statewide, including...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-12/medical-providers-look-at-implicatio
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Medical administrators look at implications of health care expansion

...information is evaluated by the Department of Health and Social Services' Division of Public Assistance, DPA, which handles...In an email by Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Public Information Officer Catherine Stadem, members...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/medical-administrators-look-at-impli
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What others say: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...Gov. Walker's plan to end its participation in the expansion. Estimates by the state Department of Health and Social Services indicate the federal investment would result in $1.2 billion in salaries and benefits to Alaska residents in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/what-others-say-legislature-shoul
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Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...loved one would have benefited from the right to choose to die with the help of a physician.The House Health and Social Services Committee discussed a bill proposed by Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage, that would allow terminally ill patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/lawmakers-discuss-right-to-die-legis
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 26

...112 Repeal CFEC; Transfer Functions to ADFG. Testimony will be taken. Thursday 3:00 p.m. The House Health & Social Services Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 148 Medical Assistance Coverage; Reform. Testimony will be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-25/legislative-information-office-telec
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for April 2

...Criminal Law / Procedure; Drivers License; Public Aid. Listen only.Thursday 3:00 p.m.The House Health & Social Services Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 27 DHSS Duties; CINA; Foster Care; Adoption and HB 40 Use...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-01/legislative-information-office-telec
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Central Peninsula Hospital performs drill

...Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management, said he began helping the state Department of Health and Social Services plan the drill several months ago, and that the scenario was "potentially a very realistic one." "Most of our...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/central-peninsula-hospital-performs-
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for March 31

...limit.Tuesday 6:00 p.m.The House Health & Social Services Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss...taken.Thursday 3:00 p.m.The House Health & Social Services Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-30/legislative-information-office-telec
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for April 8

...Education; School Absence SB 1 Regulation of Smoking. Testimony will be taken.Thursday 3:00pmThe House Health & Social Services Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 99 Voluntary Termination of Life. Testimony will be taken...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-07/legislative-information-office-telec
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