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Burwell Announces Executives

David Peters | Jun 23, 2014

Alaska's "Obamacare" Enrollment Continued Uptick in January

| Feb 13, 2014 | Alaska

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report on Wednesday that shows there was an increase in January in the number of individuals enrolled in health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act, both nationally as well as in the state of Alaska. In Alaska, 5,082 people enrolled in...[ Read More ]

Mr. DelBene Goes To Washington

| Dec 17, 2013

The president of Microsoft's Office Division, Kurt DelBene, will take over oversight and build out of the website as a senior adviser to Secretary Sibelius.  DelBene will replace Jeffrey Zients, who had stepped in to lead the team in fixing the website when it crashed on its Oct. 1...[ Read More ]

Enrollment Growing in Alaska

Grace Guenther | Dec 11, 2013 | Alaska

Alaska State officials announced last week that the health insurance marketplace is making progress, but the federally run website is still experiencing some glitches. From its launch on October 1, navigators, In-Person Assisters, and brokers helping Alaskans sign-up for insurance have expressed frustration over the technical issues that barred many...[ Read More ]

AK: Sen. Begich Enrolls in Alaska Exchange

Grace Guenther | Nov 12, 2013 | Alaska

Alaskan Democratic Senator Mark Begich signed up for health insurance yesterday, Nov. 11, on Alaska's federally facilitated marketplace, stating that he wants the same insurance opportunities as all eligible Alaskans. “I want to have the exact same experience and go through the same steps as other Alaskans when it comes...[ Read More ]

My Experience on HealthCare.Gov Today

Erin Thurston | Oct 1, 2013 | Alaska

Note: If you would like to look up plans and premiums available in the federal marketplace while the kinks get worked out, you may do so here: I tried logging on to this morning to see how signing up for the Exchange would work for states like Alaska. ...[ Read More ]

ODS In Alaska Has MLR Of Over 100%; Premera Alaska Around 85%

DJ Wilson | Apr 12, 2012 | Alaska

One of the benefits of federal reform is the increased transparency brought to the insurance marketplace. At, one can now track insurance company filings to see how costs breakdown and how rate increase requests are supported. In Alaska, there are some interesting findings from spending time at the site....[ Read More ]