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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and The U.S. Department of Treasury HHS and Department of Treasury and approve Alaska’s 1332 State Innovation Waiver Application None 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and The U.S. Department of Treasury HHS and Department of Treasury and approve Alaska’s 1332 State Innovation Waiver Application

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the United States Department of the Treasury announced the approval of Alaska’s 1332 State Innovation Waiver application. Alaska sought a 1332 waiver to implement the Alaska Reinsurance Program (ARP) for 2018 and future years in an effort to stabilize the individual healthcare market.

Health Insurance Exchanges State Innovation Announcement None 

Health Insurance Exchanges State Innovation Announcement

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will make an important announcement related to state innovation within the Health Insurance Exchanges.

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SEARHC Awarded $900K for Prevention Programs on Prince of Wales

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded SEARHC $300,000 a year for the next three years for the Prince of Wales Health Network (POWHN) under the Rural Health Network Development Program.

Harvard Medical School Fellow Joins Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute None 

Harvard Medical School Fellow Joins Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is adding another specialist to its team. Gene Quinn, M.D., M.S. joins AHVI from Harvard Medical School, where he is completing a Patient Safety and Quality fellowship program. He is also completing a fellowship program at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, with a focus on cardiovascular disease.

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute Welcomes Well-Known Surgeon None 

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute Welcomes Well-Known Surgeon

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is proud to welcome Mark M. Levin, M.D., M.S. Dr. Levin will join the AHVI team on September 18. He is board-certified in general surgery and a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he earned a Doctor of Medicine, as well as a Master of Science in physiology and biophysics. Dr. Levin also holds a Bachelor of Arts in neuroscience with a concentration in cellular & molecular neuroscience from the Johns Hopkins University.

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute Gains Advanced Heart Failure Fellow None 

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute Gains Advanced Heart Failure Fellow

The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob Kelly, M.D., who comes to Alaska after pursuing his training across three different regions of the United States. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in evolutionary biology and ecology at Texas Tech University, he attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine and earned a Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Kelly completed his internship, residency and was chief resident at UT-Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX before beginning his cardiovascular disease fellowship and a subsequent 2-year research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. He is scheduled to join the team on August 1.

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