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2018 Alaska State of Reform Lunch Keynote: Robin Gelburd

Emily Boerger | Oct 19, 2018 | Alaska

2018 Alaska State of Reform Morning Keynote: Mark Begich

Emily Boerger | Oct 19, 2018 | Alaska

Mark Begich is a former US Senator and Mayor of the Municipality of Anchorage.  This year, he is a candidate for Governor of the State of Alaska. Begich participated in the State of Reform conference as one of our morning keynotes where he discussed his vision for health care and...[ Read More ]

Three observations about Val Davidson going to Lt. Governor

DJ Wilson | Oct 18, 2018 | Alaska

The resignation of Lt. Governor Byron Mallott has put in motion at least two key changes in state government relevant to health policy folks.  Both revolve around Val Davidson, formerly the DHSS Commissioner and now the Lt. Governor. What's been highlighted in the main stream press is Davidson's ascendancy to...[ Read More ]

Byron Mallott resigns as Lieutenant Governor effective immediately

| Oct 16, 2018 | Alaska

This press release was provided by the Office of Governor Walker. ANCHORAGE– Byron Mallott today resigned as Lieutenant Governor effective immediately, and Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson was sworn into the office during a private ceremony in Governor Bill Walker’s Anchorage office this afternoon. Governor Walker and Lieutenant Governor Davidson released the following...[ Read More ]

Alaska DHSS releases Administrative Services Organizations RFP

Emily Boerger | Oct 15, 2018 | Alaska

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Behavioral Health has issued an RFP from Administrative Services Organizations (ASO) with expertise in behavioral health systems management. The request for proposals comes as part of DHSS’s Section 1115 Behavioral Health Waiver Demonstration negotiations with CMS. The purpose of...[ Read More ]

2018 Alaska State of Reform: What you missed

Emily Boerger | Oct 12, 2018 | Alaska

We hosted our 2018 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference with about 300 attendees from across the silos of health care to cover some of the most complex issues in health care policy and reform. Check out what you missed, and hopefully we’ll see you next year!

Report: Healthcare industry to drive job growth in Alaska in the coming years

Emily Boerger | Oct 12, 2018 | Alaska

Alaska Economic Trends’ latest “Industry and Occupation Projections” report predicts the health care industry will lead Alaska’s job growth between 2016 and 2026. The projections are produced every two years by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. According to the report, Alaska can expect to see an overall...[ Read More ]