Comparing Cost Of Medical Procedures; And Obama Administration Controversy
The White House releases comparative cost information for medical procedures conducted by hospitals all over the country. Between Benghazi, the IRS misbehavior, and finally the Justice Department digging into the Associated Press phone records, the Obama Administration is awash in controversy. A story involving a 57 year-old Southwest Alaska woman, who died from too much home brew, illustrates Alaskans’ struggle with alcohol. Taking a closer look at the Obama Administration’s National Strategy for the Arctic Region. Senator Lisa Murkowski returns from a meeting of the Arctic Council in Sweden. An August 2011 plane crash west of McGrath tells a powerful, painful story of death and survival. What the state is doing to stop Medicaid fraud? Musher Jake Berkowitz is fighting to keep a sled dog alive after it mauled a child last week.
HOST: Michael Carey
- Jill Burke, Alaska Dispatch
- Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News
- Peter Granitz, Alaska Public Radio Network
KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, May 17 at 2:00 p.m. and May 18 at 6:00 p.m.
Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 18 at 5:00 p.m.