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Health Care Costs in Alaska

By | February 10, 2012

Alaska’s Health Care costs are among the highest in the world. And the state’s Health Care Commission has spent the last year trying to figure out why. It’s a  complicated problem but the commission has some intriguing findings to report, that may start to get at some answers.

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HOST: Lori Townsend, APRN

GUESTS:

  • Deborah Erickson, Executive Director of the Alaska Health Care Commission, (907)-333-2474, deborah.erickson@alaska.gov
  • Jeffrey Davis, President of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska
  • Don Rush, Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center
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