health care

Alaska VA to expand, continue work on wait time issues

Leaders at Alaska’s veterans health care system are planning to expand the agency’s workforce in the state.

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College revives Certified Nursing Assistant program

Kenai Peninsula College is once again offering Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes after struggling to meet the state’s Board of Nurses requirements for instructors.... Read more

New urgent care clinic opens in Soldotna

From the sidewalk outside, the bright colorful letters in the windows of Urgent Care of Soldotna grab the attention with a welcoming message: “Walk in.”... Read more

Alaska officials evaluating impact of health care decision

JUNEAU — Officials in Alaska on Friday were evaluating the impact of a Trump administration decision to stop payments to insurers that help lower copays... Read more

State looks to trim Medicaid costs by $30M

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is trying to cut $30 million out of its Medicaid program budget this year.

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