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Channel 2 NewsWith just 15 days now officially left in the state legislative session, parents of autistic children are worried that lawmakers will fail to act on Senate Bill 74. The measure would make Alaska the 30th state in the country to mandate that health insurers...
The Associated PressState Rep. Wes Keller still sees flaws in a bill that guarantees insurance coverage for treatment of autism, but the Wasilla Republican says he plans to let the proposal through his committee. Keller, chairman of the House Health and Social...
The Associated PressAn in-depth look at some of the key bills remaining as the legislative session ends Sunday. ALASKA PIPELINE House Speaker Mike Chenault opposes a rewritten version of his bill to advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project. Chenault told...
Channel 2 NewsA local dentist opened up his doors early on Saturday to provide free dental services to those in the community who did not have insurance, or could not afford dental work. Dr. Terry Preece with the Anchorage Healthy Smiles Center says the line formed...
Channel 2 NewsA Medicare prescription plan has only a few days left this year for Alaskans to sign up without incurring potential penalties. This year's deadline to enroll for Medicare's Part D is Wednesday. Anyone who doesn't sign up for Part D at first...
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The Associated PressAn Anchorage Democrat plans to again push for expansion of a health insurance program for low-income children and pregnant women. Sen. Bettye Davis' proposal would raise the income eligibility threshold for Denali KidCare from 175 percent to 200...
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Too many Alaska children without health insurance coverage. That’s what drew about 50 people to a rally in downtown Anchorage on Thursday. They chanted in front of the Legislative Information Office, calling on the governor and state lawmakers...
Channel 2 NewsSeven state senators are urging Gov. Sean Parnell to act quickly in order to apply for a $1 million federal grant which would help Alaska set up a state-operated health insurance program. The deadline to apply is Feb. 18th. According to their press...
NBC NewsMillions of Americans are living without health insurance -- and many often forego routine medical care because they can't afford the out-of-pocket costs. But even in an emergency situation -- like a heart attack -- people without health coverage may...
Arthur Roberts and Jenna Herbst have taken different paths to reach a level of comfort. Some would say that Roberts, 67, and Herbst, 37, represent the past and the future of the way people with developmental disabilities are supported and treated in...
California's health insurance rates for a new state-run marketplace came in lower than expected this week, but one downside for many consumers will be far fewer doctors and hospitals to choose from. People who want UCLA Medical Center and its doctors in...
HealthEarly numbers for state-run exchanges, the marketplaces where low- and middle-income people and small businesses will shop for health insurance under Obamacare, are starting to come in. At this point, the news is pointing in the right direction....
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