Medicaid Expansion: Resolutions and Support

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Letter from Anchorage Coolition to End Homelessness in Support of Medicaid ExpansionAnchorage Center to End Homelessness Medicaid Resolution Bering Straits Native Corp Letter in Support of Gov. Walkers Efforts to Expand MedicaidBering Straits Native Corp_2015 0306 Gov. Walker Support of … Read More

Medicaid Expansion: Advocate Tools

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AARP Healthy Alaska Plan-OpEd 4-24-2015 Op Ed published in  the Fairbanks News Miner Report from Families USA about who benefits from Medicaid ExpansionAK who benefits from expansion Mat-Su Health Foundation Report on Impacts of Medicaid Expansion March 2015 Report Mat-Su Health … Read More

Medicaid Expansion: People

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In Alaska, more than 35,000 low-income residents lack access to health insurance. If Alaska chooses to accept federal dollars to expand Medicaid, those who would qualify for health coverage are residents with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal … Read More

Medicaid Expansion: Health Outcomes

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Due to health care reform, Alaskans like Susan have access to medical care. Access to health care means improved health outcomes and increased productivity and independence. With Medicaid expansion: The number of uninsured Alaskans would be reduced by half; More … Read More

Medicaid Expansion: Job Creation

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Medicaid Expansion Job Forecast According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare and social assistance jobs grew over 30% faster between December 2013 and December 2014 for 24 states that implemented ACA expansion on Jan. 1, 2014 than … Read More

Medicaid Expansion: $ and Cents

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Costs Sharing of New Enrollees Source: State of Alaska “Healthy Alaska Plan,” page 7 Costs Saving 1. Uncompensated Care In 2011, Alaska non-tribal hospitals provided $91 million in uncompensated care. Arizona hospitals reported a decrease in uncompensated care of 31% … Read More