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Tag: healthcare

Alaska officials evaluating impact of health care decision

JUNEAU — Officials in Alaska on Friday were evaluating the impact of a Trump administration decision to stop payments to insurers that help lower...

Republican leaders: Senate won’t vote on Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON — Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama...

Walker supports bipartisan health care effort

Gov. Bill Walker has joined a bipartisan group of governors urging quick action to make health care coverage more stable and affordable. “Alaskans face the...

Mayoral Report: Murkowski shows leadership in health care issue

The divisive national healthcare debate has taken center stage this week, and it would be remiss to ignore the support and leadership of Senator...

Murkowski wants bipartisan solution on ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, joined with Senators Susan Collis of Maine and John McCain of Arizona this past week to stop the latest Republican...

Walker signs opioid legislation into law

Legislation signed into law on July 25 by Gov. Bill Walker allows patients to execute a Voluntary Nonopioid Directive, clarifying that they do not want to...

Walker: Improve health care for all Alaskans

Gov. Bill Walker says he will not support any health care bill that hurts Alaskans or their access to care. Walker issued a statement on July...

Op-Ed: 11 governors urge effort to control costs, stabilize market

Concerns over the high cost of health care nationwide prompted 11 governors to issue a statement on July 18 calling on Congress to find a...

Murkowski out on repealing ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is saying “no” to Senate Republican leadership plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. “The Senate should take...

$332 M in federal funds will help lower medical premiums

Approval of Alaska’s state innovation waiver by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will bring some $332 million in federal funding to the Alaska Reinsurance Program over...