Alaska Healthcare Reform on the Hot Seat

Alaska Healthcare Reform on the Hot Seat

Alaska healthcare reform is on the hot seat with over 51 percent of Alaska voters who voted for President Donald Trump opposing Medicaid expansion in 2015 enacted by the ACA. Most of Alaska’s more than 738,000 residents receive health insurance through employers or government programs. About 30,000 obtained insurance under the Medicaid expansion in 2015 enacted under the ACA. Even fewer residents buy insurance on the ACA’s marketplace. In that small private insurance pool, rates…

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