Healthcare is one of Alaska’s fastest growing industries. Because of the state’s lack of infrastructure and its rural nature Alaska’s healthcare systems have found innovative solutions to some of these challenges including telemedicine, healthcare exchanges, traveling healthcare professionals, and mobile clinics. It’s widely acknowledged that healthcare costs are high in Alaska and the state’s key stakeholders continue to explore methods to lower healthcare costs.
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Alaska Opens Enrollment to SHARP-3 to Attract Healthcare Workers and Support Underserved Communities
The newly updated version of the SHARP program offers repayments for education loans or direct financial incentives and expands participation to cover medical, dental, behavioral health, and other disciplines.
“Launching the new testing facility in Fairbanks will help open businesses, get kids back to school, and ensure expedited travel approval to Hawaii and beyond,” says Capstone CEO Dennis Spencer.
Set Free Alaska is a local nonprofit focused on helping Alaskans overcome substance abuse and get back on their feet, and while other organizations may have taken a step back in 2020, Set Free Alaska took several leaps forward.
Alaskans are now guaranteed the right to know how much healthcare procedures and services cost in advance of treatment rather than being surprised by a large bill later.
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