Alaska's small, isolated population centers pose unique enrollment challenges

December 2010
State Health Watch;Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p6
The article offers information on the simplified application process for Medicaid in Alaska. The process involves a short application and does not require an interview. The availability of applications is cited. According to William Streur, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the state is working closely with large regional health organizations, largely run by Native nonprofit organizations for the access and enrollment of eligible individuals.


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