Premera Blue Cross commits more than $5.7 million to rural health care access in Alaska
Dani Chung | Oct 31, 2019 | Alaska
On August 6, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority held a stakeholder meeting along with the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA), Providence, and Southcentral Foundation to review findings and recommendations from two studies on Alaska’s acute behavioral health system.
Our conference, which convenes a diverse group of stakeholders across Alaska’s health care and policy worlds, concluded with a diverse panel of health policy leaders. Joining us for our afternoon keynote at our 2019 conference was Sen. Natasha Von Imhof, Rep. Ivy Spohnholz, and Verné Boerner, President & CEO of
Adam Crum serves as Commissioner of DHSS, the state’s largest agency and one of the most important forces for health reform in Alaska. During our 2019 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference, Crum provided an overview of the work underway at DHSS to improve the health system for Alaskans,
Preston Simmons is the CEO of Providence Health and Services Alaska. As the executive leader of one of Alaska’s most important health care organizations, Simmons is responsible for all operations, finance, and strategy for the regional system which employs more than 4,000 Alaskans across six communities. During the morning keynote
Earlier this month we hosted our 2019 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference with over 300 attendees from across the silos of heath 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
A new WalletHub report analyzes the rate of uninsured in each state following the implementation of the ACA nearly a decade ago. The report also breaks down the analysis by city, race and income level. Experts who compiled the report used 2018 US Census Bureau data. WalletHub’s findings also compare