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.
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.
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.
The award winning Colonial Life Anchorage District Office (operated by Pamela Whitfield, President of Whitfield Benefit Solutions) is now Elite-VB LLC.
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.
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.
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.
Three of the greatest barriers of entry for women to access healthcare in Alaska are education, time, and financial restraints—whether perceived or actual.
Today’s challenges to housing in Alaska include affordability, old or inadequate construction, inefficient use of energy.
With an economy under duress in Alaska, many companies are struggling to keep their workforces engaged and motivated.