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AlaskaCare Health Plan Premiums Home, Department of …

6 hours agoPremiums are subject to change. 2021 Health Flexible Spending Account Contribution Limits. Minimum Monthly Amount. $25.00. Maximum Monthly Amount. $225.00. Effective: Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2021. With the Select Benefits Health Flexible Spending Accounts (HFSA), you can set aside money to pay for certain health care expenses on a tax-free basis.

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Report: Controlling Health Care Costs in Alaska Alaska …

Just NowThe rest of this report builds on these facts to propose a number of tangible policies aimed at moderating health care cost growth that policymakers in Alaska could consider. The policies which follow are not meant to blindly drive down health costs. Rather, the goal is to ensure that the Alaska health care market functions as well as possible.

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Anchorage, AK Free Clinics Free Health Clinics

4 hours agoFree & Income Based Clinics in Anchorage, AK. We have located 22 free and income based clinics in or around Anchorage, Alaska. We listed all of the free, income based health clinics, public health department clinics, community health centers that we have located in Anchorage, AK.

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Alaska HealthCare.gov

2 hours agoLowest monthly SHOP health insurance premiums in Alaska . Below is a snapshot of the lowest SHOP premiums available in Alaska. Employers with between 1 and 50 full-time equivalent employees can offer insurance through SHOP. Premiums shown are total costs per employee per month. You can share the cost of these premiums with your employees, if

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Health Care Coverage for American Indians and Alaska …

8 hours agoOpen Enrollment for 2022 runs Monday, November 1, 2021–Saturday, January 15, 2022. Enroll by December 15, 2021 for coverage that starts January 1, 2022. Get ready now. Health coverage for American Indians & Alaska Natives Medicaid & CHIP for American Indians and Alaska Natives Coverage exemptions

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Retiree Premium Division of Retirement and Benefits …

Just NowRetiree and Child (ren) $132. $132. Retiree and Family. $207. $207. More information about this voluntary plan…. Please note: Retirees who pay monthly Health and/or DVA premiums through Direct Bill will be assessed a 2% administrative fee.

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Free, Affordable Medical And Dental Clinics In Anchorage …

(907) 563-26628 hours agoLocation: Anchorage, AK - 99508 Contact Phone: (907) 563-2662 Details: The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) offers comprehensive medical services and acute, specialty, primary and behavioral health care to more than 153,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. ANMC is also home to one of America’s most unique health care environments - a place where the highest

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Tackling the High Cost of Alaskan Healthcare Alaska Business …

1 hours agoTheir 250,000 members aggregate spending power to save a combined $500 milliona year in healthcare costs. PHC works with innovative partners like Aetna, Alaska Regional Hospital, Beacon Occupational Health, Alaska Center for ENT, Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic, and others to ensure that their patients get the best possible care at the

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Listicle: How Alaska healthcare costs compare with other states …

2 hours agoUsing data from the Healthcare Cost Institute the study tells Alaskans who are on private insurance what they already know too well: The cost of medical care in the 49th state can be budget crushing. Here’s how the 50 states and D.C. compare for health care spending: 1. Alaska – $7,469 2. West Virginia – $6,813 3. South Dakota – $6,733 4.

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Alaska Long Term Care Cost Study Alaska Department …

907-269-80004 hours agoHealth care providers should direct clinical questions to the Section of Epidemiology at 907-269-8000. Questions regarding DHSS COVID response, including advisories, can be sent to [email protected]alaska.gov. If you are a member of a media and have a question, please contact [email protected]alaska.gov or 907-269-4996 for resources and contacts.

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Alaska Free Clinics Community Health Center Low Cost Dental …

8 hours agoAlaska Medical and Dental Care; Alaska Free Clinics and Community Health Centers. Welcome to Free Clinic Directory's listings for Alaska. Our Alaska listings include 212 affordable and free clinics with several different pieces of information that can help low-income and uninsured people connect with a clinic or community health center in their

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Alaska Healthcare Marketplace

5 hours agoIn 2021, the average lowest costs are $435 a month for a bronze plan, $673 for silver and $608 for gold. These averages don’t include premium subsidies, which can lower the cost of health insurance for people who earn between 100% and 400% of the federal poverty level. (In Alaska, the poverty benchmark is set at the state level.)

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Alaska medical costs are more than double the national average …

2 hours agoThe study updates a 2011 medical cost study produced for the Alaska Healthcare Commission, which found Alaska hospital and physician payments were 59 percent higher than payments made in other Western states like Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota and Hawaii. It should come as no surprise that Alaska is expensive.

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Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

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1. We provide to all eligible Alaskans access and oversight to the full range of appropriate Medicaid services. We also protect Alaska’s most vulnerable populations through our certification and licensing sections.

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Health insurance in Alaska: find affordable coverage …

6 hours agoAlaska’s uninsured rate dropped 2.8% during 2014 open enrollment period, from 18.9 percent to 16.1 percent. Alaska expanded Medicaid coverage in September 2016, nearly two years after many other states had implemented Medicaid expansion. And the uninsured rate in the state had dropped to 12.6% by 2018, and to 12.2% by 2019.

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Tackling Alaska’s high health care costs

Just NowLabor costs – Yes, the cost of attracting qualified health care workers to Alaska is likely higher than in the Lower 48, but it’s also important to note that historically, physician and

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Alaska’s HealthCare Bill: $7.5 Billion and Climbing Institute …

6 hours ago2 • Local health programs are much smaller, at around $45 million in 2010, largely support for hospitals and health programs. And finally, keep in mind that even though governments and busi-nesses pays most of the direct costs of health care, individual Alaskans and other Americans indirectly pay all the costs of health care— because they buy goods and services, own businesses, and pay taxes.

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High health care costs in Alaska Alaska Public

2 hours agoMonday, December 11, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. The United States spends far more money, per capita, on health care than other countries. Alaska has some of the highest healthcare costs in the

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What does Home Health Care Cost in Alaska?

3 hours agoComparing Costs in Alaska Against Nearby States You can look up the costs for any state at Home Health Care Costs Across The Nation . Compare Costs Of Home Health Care Against Other Long Term Care For comparison, the average daily cost for a private room in a nursing home was $687 ($250,755 annually). The monthly private-pay base rate in an

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Alaska Health Care LifeHealthy.Net

(907) 563-26624 hours agoSee Also: Alaska health care costs Show details Free clinics and community health Free Clinic Directory (907) 563-2662 8 hours ago Location: Anchorage, AK - 99508 Contact Phone: (907) 563-2662 Details: The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) offers comprehensive medical services and acute, specialty, primary and behavioral health care to more

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Healthcare And Medical Assistance Benefits.gov

5 hours agoDenali KidCare is a new Alaska program to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need. (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to

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Learn About Medicaid Coverage in Alaska Medicaidhelp.org

1 hours agoAlaska Medicaid services do not cover the cost of medical care provided by a family member, surgery to boost one’s personal aesthetic, private duty nursing or medical experimental items. On the other hand, those who are older than 21 years of age and not enrolled in Medicare will not be able to receive no-cost chiropractic care.

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Highcost Alaska sits in the eye of health care reform storm

2 hours agoHigh-cost Alaska sits in the eye of health care reform storm. by JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News @CNNMoney April 6, 2017: 6:11 AM ET . Provider's exit …

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Genworth 2015 Cost of Care Survey Alaska Genworth Financial

1 hours agoHome Health Aide Services Hourly Rates Cost of Care Survey 2015 I Alaska Adult Day Health Care Daily Rates Assisted Living Facility Monthly Rates (One Bedroom – Single Occupancy) Region Minimum Rate Range Median Maximum Median Annual Rate1 Five-Year Annual Growth2 USA $600 $3,600 $11,250 $43,200 2% Alaska – Whole State $800 $5,703 $8,250

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With GOP bill dead, Alaska gets creative to reduce health care …

5 hours agoIn Alaska, individual health insurance premiums here climbed almost 40 percent annually after the ACA went into effect, and high health care costs drove all …

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Alaska Journal Education health care costs a roadblock to budget …

019-04-176 hours ago“NEA-Alaska is a steadfast in our resolve to provide the highest quality education to every student in Alaska but health care costs continue to be one of the primary obstacles to creating an educational environment that will allow us to hire and keep the best and brightest educators in the country,” Parker wrote in an email.

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Alaska Health Insurance HealthCareInsider.com

9 hours agoFor example, in Alaska, a Plan G policy at age 65 can cost from $111 to $208 monthly, depending on your gender, smoking habits, health, and the company you choose. 36 Alaskans under age 65, or in the high-risk pool and otherwise unable to get insurance outside the Open Enrollment Period, may qualify for coverage through the Alaska Comprehensive

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Alaska Health Insurance Plans: Guides & Find a Plan GoHealth

6 hours agoAvg Alaska hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) $7,964. Avg annual employee premium in Alaska employer-sponsored plan (after employer contribution) Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation: Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2017), U.S. (2017); Total HMO Enrollment, January 2016; Average Single

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Alaska Health Insurance: Find Affordable Plans eHealth

6 hours agoApply for Alaska Health Insurance coverage at eHealthInsurance. We offer thousands of health plans underwritten by more than 180 of the nation’s health insurance companies. Compare Alaska health plans side by side, get health insurance quotes, apply online and find affordable health insurance today. You can read more about the Affordable Care Act in our Obamacare Resource Center.

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Alaska Home Health Care Agencies SeniorCare.com

Just NowCost of Alaska Home Care. According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Alaska is $26.00. The monthly base rate for Alaska home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Alaska is also more expensive compared to …

Alaska: $26
Washington: $24
U.S.: $20

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Here’s why it might be a good idea to retire in Alaska PBS

3 hours agoHere’s why it might be a good idea to retire in Alaska. Health Mar 31, 2014 7:37 PM EDT. Many Americans dream of retiring to the sunbelt, where they can live out their work-free years playing on

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Improving Health Care Access for Older Alaskans: What Are …

4 hours agoFigure 2. Medicare Geographic Cost Differential for Alaska Doctors 8 Figure 3. Medicare and Patient Payments to Private Doctors and ANHC 9 Figure 4. How Do Alaska Primary-Care Doctors Deal with the Medicare System? 11 Figure 5. Number of Alaskans 65 and Older 12 Figure 6. Medicare Policies, Anchorage Primary-Care Doctors 13

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Paying for Assisted Living & Home Care in Alaska

2 hours agoThe estimated average cost of memory care is an additional $1,500 per month. Home Care. In 2020, the statewide average for home care costs for Alaskans, according to the 2019 Cost of Care Survey by Genworth, is $29.95/hour. In contrast to assisted living, the least costly home care is in Fairbanks, with the average cost at $26/hour.

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How health care costs are bleeding Alaska dry Anchorage Daily …

6 hours agoIt is a problem nationally, but Alaska's costs are rising faster than any other state's and we already spend more on health care per person than any state but Massachusetts. Since 2001 (when we

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Affordable Health Care Act Information Alaska

2 hours agoAffordable Health Care Act Information This page of the guide may be printed out and given to patrons or staff. HealthCare.gov - Official Marketplace

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Press Release: Controlling Health Care Costs in Alaska Alaska …

9 hours agoNEW REPORT: CONTROLLING HEALTH CARE COSTS IN ALASKA. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Over the past 30 years, expenditures on health care in Alaska have grown considerably faster than the national average. By some measures, Alaska has the most expensive health care in the country. High and rising health expenditures adversely affect the lives of Alaskans

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Report: Controlling Health Care Costs in Alaska 650 KENI

020-07-023 hours agoThese costs affect our state economy, as the health care industry provides much-needed and high-paying jobs. And of particular interest to policymakers, health care costs make up significant portions of our government budgets: the state of Alaska pays out hundreds of millions of dollars each year for Medicaid claims, and hundreds more for state

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Health Care Costs in Alaska Alaska Public

Just NowHealthcare costs are rising quickly in Alaska and we’re all paying the bills. We’ll look at why health care costs so much here and what we can do to reduce those costs. Download Audio

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Health care costs are biting Alaskans, businesses harder Alaska …

012-02-165 hours agoThe estimates were developed for the Alaska Health Care Commission by the University of Alaska’s Institute of Social and Economic Research. Businesses and families are getting hit: At $11,926 per employee, Alaska has the highest average annual cost for employee health benefits in the nation, twice what employers in some other states pay.

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Medical blues: many factors impact increasing health care costs in …

4 hours agoAlaska's geographical location also contributes to a shortage of health care workers, which, in-turn, produces higher staffing costs. In fact, the escalation of labor expenses is the most significant cost in health care, says Bruce Lamoureux, administrator for …

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Best & Worst States for Health Care WalletHub

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Alaska’s Health Care Industry

9 hours agoEven in Alaska’s smallest rural communities, where jobs are often scarce, health care offers year-round employment opportunities. In 2010, the industry provided 31,800 jobs and had a payroll of $1.53 billion. As baby boomers turn 65, Alaska will have more senior citizens than at any other time in history. If current projections are accurate

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Alaska LongTerm Care Information LTCPrimer

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1. Below are the average daily cost* of long-term care services in Alaska. Notes: *Costs are rounded to the nearest whole dollar. 1Daily average for a private room. 2Based on five days of care per week. 3Based on six hours of care per day, five days per week.

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Alaska LongTerm Care LTC News

2 hours agoAlaska Long-Term Care Medicaid spend down is $2,000. A spouse’s minimum asset allowance is $130,380. Your spouse’s minimum monthly income allowance is $3,258.50. * The home equity limit is $603,000. For more information about the Medicaid program visit www.medicaid.gov.

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Alaska Health Care Costs LifeHealthy.Net

Just NowTackling Alaska’s High Health Care Costs. Alaska’s Adn.com Get All ›› The report found that Alaska’s annual per-capita health care expenditures were more than $11,000 — higher than any other state. Thirty years ago, Alaska’s per-capita spending on health care . Health Insurance Just Now / 84 People Used See more

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Health care in Alaska: poised for progress: efforts are being made …

9 hours agoFree Online Library: Health care in Alaska: poised for progress: efforts are being made to prevent illness and decrease health insurance costs.(Special Series: Part One of Two-Part Series) by "Alaska Business Monthly"; Business, regional Health care industry Industry forecasts Management Medical care Forecasts and trends

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Free CNA Training in Alaska Nursing Career Tips

5 hours agoVarious options are available for free or low cost CNA Training in Alaska. Nursing homes and other long-term residential health centers offer training programs at little or no cost with the possibility of employment upon successful completion of the program. These are very attractive programs for individuals with economic challenges who desire a meaningful career change or for younger students

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How much does home care cost in Alaska?

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Alaska is $26.00. The monthly base rate for Alaska home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states.

Are there any free clinics in Anchorage Alaska?

Below are the listings of free and low cost clinics in Anchorage county. These clinics can help low-income and uninsured people by offerring free and discounted rates for medical and/or dental care. We welcome user reviews and corrections of clinic listings, as we strive to provide our users with the best and most up-to-date information possible.

What kind of health insurance does Alaska have?

Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association – created by the Alaska State Legislature to provide access to health insurance coverage to all residents of the state who are unable to obtain individual health insurance. Does Alaska operate a high-risk insurance pool?

What does Medicaid pay for in Alaska for adults?

The program pays for family planning services including supplies related to birth control. Hearing services, items and repair. Alaska Medicaid coverage for adults now covers $1,150 worth of dental care. However, this money is only to be used for preventive dental care like cleanings and dental exams.

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