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Walker hints at special session over Medicaid

...Some say they want to see reforms enacted, and how those are working, before moving toward expansion. The state health department has said it has reform efforts underway that could save the state about $240 million over the next six years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/walker-hints-at-special-session-over
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Legislators talk medicaid, capital budget

...efforts to contain and bring down costs within Medicaid. The program that accounts for about 60 percent of the state health department budget and is a driver of the state operating budget. House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, told reporters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-04-05
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Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

...Medicaid program - which is over 60 percent of the state health department budget and a driver of the state operating budget...below 27,000 by 2021. A recent report from the state health department said the state would be able to offset new costs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/gov-bill-walker-plans-bill-on-medica
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Gov. Bill Walker plans bill on Medicaid expansion, overhaul

...Medicaid program - which is over 60 percent of the state health department budget and a driver of the state operating budget...below 27,000 by 2021.A recent report from the state health department said the state would be able to offset new costs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-17/gov-bill-walker-plans-bill-on-medica
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Walker: Medicaid expansion, Interior energy bill must-haves

...reduce and contain costs within Medicaid before expanding the system. Medicaid comprises about 60 percent of the state health department budget and is a driver of the state operating budget.As his committee takes up Walker's bill, Rep. Paul...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-25/walker-medicaid-expansion-interior-e
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Report: Expanding Medicaid would save state millions

JUNEAU - Expanding Medicaid coverage would save Alaska money, a new state health department report said.The report, released Friday, says the state will be able to offset new costs associated with expansion by reducing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-07/report-expanding-medicaid-would-save
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...Before returned to the state position, he was senior director of the Division of Community Health Services at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage.Sherwood is a 25-year veteran of the state health department.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-13-0
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...individuals who could benefit from it, regardless of ability to pay.The cost of Truvada varies widely; a New York State Health Department fact sheet gives a range of $8,000 to $14,000 per year. The manufacturer, California-based Gilead Sciences...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/david-crary/2014-10-18
Southeast Alaska bat tests positive for rabies

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - State officials have confirmed rabies in a bat in southeast Alaska. The state health department said biologists on Prince of Wales Island last Sunday trapped several Keen's myotis bats, one of which was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-19-0
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Parnell reiterates call for action on pension issue

...R-Big Lake, falls in the latter category. Neuman, who chairs a House Finance subcommittee overseeing the state health department budget, knows future budget cuts won't get any easier. But he said he hasn't seen anything yet to convince...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/parnell-reiterates-call-for-action-o
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