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Finding the right answers and information about a complicated topic like Medicaid can mean searching through hundreds of pages at government and private websites. To help seniors and caregivers get started in their search, our editors have compiled this digest of Alaska Medicaid help and information resources.

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Alaska Medicaid Eligibility

web page:
source:Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Health Care Services
languages: English

web page:
2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

source: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
languages: English
from the web page:
"...The poverty thresholds are the original version of the federal poverty measure... The poverty guidelines are the other version of the federal poverty measure.

web page:
Key Medicaid Information for Alaska
languages: English
The basic rules and elgibility facts of Alaska Medicaid eligibility, along with help to locate an elder-law attorney.

Medicaid brochure or publication:
file size: 2pg.   languages: English
"The Medicaid program provides health insurance for over 78,000 low-income children in Alaska. Medicaid is an indispensable health program...


Alaska Medicaid Help & Publications, Alaska Public Health Insurance, Health Care

Information from varied resources about Medicaid in Alaska
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web page:
What is Medicaid

source: State of Alaska - Department of Health Care Services
languages: English
"Medicaid is an “entitlement program” created by the federal government, but administered by the state, to provide payment for medical services for low-income citizens."

Application for Services

source: State of Alaska - Department of Health Care Services
languages: English
On-line application for Alaska Medicaid

Alaska Medicaid Recipient Handbook

source: State of Alaska - Department of Health Care Services
languages: English
"Covered Services for Medicaid Qualified Alaskans"

web page:
Alaska Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

source: Alaska Department of Law
languages: English
"Alaska Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) has been part of the Attorney General's Office since January 1992. The unit is located in Anchorage and has statewide jurisdiction. It has the responsibility for investigating and prosecuting Medicaid fraud and the abuse..."

topics:Children's Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance   format: brochure or publication:
Medicaid Cuts Are Bad Medicine - Alaska

source:Families USA
2 pages; languages: English
from the brochure or publication: "Medicaid Is a Boon to Alaska’s Economy - In 2005, Alaska will spend just over $1.0 billion on Medicaid. Of this, the federal government will contribute nearly $658 million.1 This $1.0 billion dollar investment will give Alaska’s economy a shot in the arm—stimulating state business activity and creating new jobs. Because Medicaid spending has an economic multiplier effect, each $1 million that Alaska invests in Medicaid results in more than $2.4 million in new business activity and nearly 22 newly created jobs.... "

topics:Children's Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance   format: brochure or publication:

source:National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions
languages: English
from the brochure or publication: "The Medicaid program provides health insurance for over 82,000 low-income children in Alaska...."

Medicaid brochure or publication:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Medicaid and SCHIP in Alaska

source: US Dep't of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
file size: 6 pg.   languages: English
"As of July 2003, 128,193 people were covered under Alaska’s Medicaid and SCHIP programs, with 115,920 people financed by Medicaid and 12,273 financed by a Medicaid Expansion SCHIP program...."

Medicaid web page:
Alaska & United States State Medicaid Fact Sheets

source:Kaiser Family Foundation
file size: 1 pg.   languages: English

Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Alaska: Medicaid
file size: 37pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. "Medicaid (including Denali KidCare) is a program that provides health coverage to some low-income Alaska residents. Medicaid covers families with children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities,"

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Alaska Public Health Insurance for Parents

source:National Center for Children in Poverty
languages: English
more from National Center for Children in Poverty:
Medicaid web page:
Alaska Public Health Insurance for Children
languages: English
"The two major federal funding sources for low-income children’s public health insurance are Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)."


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