by Isaac Stone Simonelli | Apr 18, 2022 | Healthcare, Magazine
To alert consumers to medical expenses they might not be able to afford, Congress passed the No Surprises Act in late 2020. Its ban on unexpected bills from out-of-network providers, out-of-network facilities, and out-of-network air ambulance providers took effect at the start of 2022.
by Kevin Sayler | Sep 22, 2020 | HR Matters, Professional Services
SPONSORED BY PARKER, SMITH & FEEK: Although the perils to a building under construction are many, integrating preventive measures during the planning stages and implementing them in the ﬁeld greatly decreases the likelihood of ﬁling a builder’s risk claim.
by Melody Gray | Sep 22, 2020 | HR Matters, Professional Services
SPONSORED BY PARKER, SMITH & FEEK: Instituting a wellness initiative can increase employee engagement, raise morale, and attract talent.
by alaskabusiness | Oct 31, 2019 | Finance, Government, News
Recent adjustments to the Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule, as recommended by the Medical Services Review Committee, will reduce workers’ compensation system costs by a projected 3.7 percent.
by alaskabusiness | Apr 26, 2019 | Finance, Insurance, News
Alaska USA Insurance Brokers has received performance-based recognition from a number of insurance company partners. These include the Umialik Circle of Excellence award, Safeco President’s Award, and the Progressive Premier Partner award.
by Tracy Barbour | Mar 26, 2019 | Construction, Fisheries, Insurance, Magazine, Mining, Oil & Gas, Transportation
Alaska is known for having some of the most hazardous industries, requiring various types of insurance to protect operations, employees, customers, and the general public.
by alaskabusiness | Mar 21, 2019 | Insurance, News
The award winning Colonial Life Anchorage District Office (operated by Pamela Whitfield, President of Whitfield Benefit Solutions) is now Elite-VB LLC.
by alaskabusiness | Mar 21, 2019 | Government, Healthcare
The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA) reacted to the Department of Health & Social Services’ plan to reduce the Medicaid budget by $700 million over two years, beginning with a $187 million cut in FY 20.
by Greg Loudon | Mar 15, 2019 | Featured, Healthcare, HR Matters, Insurance, Magazine
For business owners, increasing healthcare costs are squeezing out other investments and limiting growth opportunities. But it is not all bad news; positive things are happening too.
by alaskabusiness | Feb 28, 2019 | Insurance, News, Right Moves
ARECA Insurance Exchange (AIE) announced the addition of Don Maynor, CSP, to the staff of the state’s expert insurer of non-profit electric utilities.