Anyone who’s found their homes burglarized or their cars broken into or stolen is increasingly likely to be a victim of the opioid epidemic.
Strewn in parking lot litter and on dog-walk pathways are... Read more
President Trump’s decision last week to cut cost-sharing reduction payments, or CSRs, has been widely panned by industry advocates concerned about the uncertainty the decision brings to the... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move likely to roil America's insurance markets, President Donald Trump will "immediately" halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to... Read more
A 45-day open enrollment on the federal health care exchange begins Nov. 1, and despite confusion surrounding the Affordable Care Act, several factors that brought down the cost of health insurance... Read more
BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — The ouster of Tom Price as President Donald Trump’s health secretary is yet another self-inflicted blow for Republicans wishing to put their own stamp on health care... Read more
America’s health care crossroads ahead can follow two different philosophical paths, U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan told a group of health care professionals Oct. 3 in Anchorage.
One would let states take... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on July 19 stepped up the pressure on reluctant Republicans to erase much of Barack Obama’s health care law, tweeting, “They MUST keep their promise... Read more
The 23,000 Alaskans in the individual insurance market are projected to see premiums decrease by as much as 20 percent in 2018 after the state received an innovation waiver under the current... Read more
An Anchorage-based physicians’ initiative is aiming at improving health and reducing medical costs through a coordinated care program, mainly by reducing reliance on hospital emergency rooms for... Read more
Hoping to clamp a ceiling on Alaska’s already high insurance rates, state officials are keeping an eye on Washington, D.C., for two developments.
One is an application for a federal waiver that... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper May 22 as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration left in limbo... Read more
KENAI — Alaska faces a paradox with its health care industry.
In an economy sliding downhill, health care is the only sector still growing. With many jobs that pay solid wages and a growing need for... Read more