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The future of behavioral health data exchange in Alaska

Michael Goldberg | Oct 17, 2019 | Alaska

Mental Health Trust Authority evaluates a "Crisis Now" model for Alaska

Emily Boerger | Oct 17, 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. ...[ Read More ]

2019 Alaska State of Reform Keynote: The Intersection of Market and Policy in Alaska Health Care

Emily Boerger | Oct 15, 2019 | Alaska

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...[ Read More ]

2019 Alaska State of Reform Lunch Keynote: Commissioner Adam Crum

Emily Boerger | Oct 15, 2019 | Alaska

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,...[ Read More ]

2019 Alaska State of Reform Morning Keynote: Preston Simmons

Emily Boerger | Oct 14, 2019 | Alaska

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...[ Read More ]

2019 Alaska State of Reform Conference: What You Missed

Emily Boerger | Oct 14, 2019 | Alaska

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...[ Read More ]

State uninsured rate varies by partisanship, Medicaid expansion, age, race, income

Emily Viles | Oct 10, 2019 | Alaska, California, Hawaii

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...[ Read More ]

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