Alaska News (3)

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News stories from the past 60 days.

Health Care Goes Back to Roots in Rural Alaska
Feb 20, 2015 - Describes the lifestyle of some optometrists as they travel to rural communities in Alaska to extend optical care to underserved areas.
Source: The Bristol Bay Times
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Travel Grant Helps Rural Alaska Veterans Access Health Care
Jan 23, 2015 - Describes a Department of Veterans Affairs transportation grant of $250,000 awarded to Alaska's Office of Veteran Affairs to help veterans residing in rural areas get adequate transportation to needed healthcare services.
Source: Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
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Alaska Health Plan Premiums, Highest In Nation, Are Triple Those In Phoenix
Jan 15, 2015 - Reports on health insurance premium rates around the country finding some of the most expensive premiums in rural locations around the country, with rural Alaska having the most expensive health insurance premium in the nation.
Source: Kaiser Health News
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