Governor Walker joins bipartisan governors in calling for state input on health care decisions
Office of Alaska Governor Bill Walker | Sep 19, 2017 | Alaska
Governor Bill Walker today reacted to the U.S. Senate’s approval of a Motion to Proceed to debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA): As I have said before, I will not support any healthcare bill that hurts Alaskans or their access to care. Alaskans deserve a fair and transparent
Governor Bill Walker released the following statement today on the discussion draft of the Senate Republican health care bill: Alaskans pay the highest health care premiums in the country. In the Lower 48, a medical emergency typically means a $400 ambulance ride. In Alaska, it often means a $50,000 medevac.
Governor Bill Walker today signed legislation to ease the financial burden of families and dependents of peace officers and firefighters who make the ultimate sacrifice. House Bill 23 is the culmination of years of effort by advocates, loved ones, and community members—and provides continued health insurance coverage for the surviving
Governor Bill Walker announced today the next steps in building a safer Alaska: the state will receive a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat heroin and opioid addiction. The funds come from the two-year State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis
Governor Bill Walker issued the following statement today on the proposed American Healthcare Act that is currently being considered by Congress: "For the past two years, my team and I have heard from Alaskans statewide who received life-saving procedures, critical care for loved ones, and peace of mind knowing they
September 23, 2015 ANCHORAGE — Governor Bill Walker announced this week that Alaska was named as one of six states chosen to participate in the 2015-2016 Medicaid Leadership Institute beginning in October. The other states named by The National Governors Association (NGA) and the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS)