Annie Feidt, APRN

A Road To Health? Rural Alaska Town Argues For Access

KFF Health News Original

A road in King Cove, Alaska would give 1,000 residents better access to emergency health care, but it would slice through a wildlife refuge. The decision rests with new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who toured the town in late August.

Alaska Takes Biggest Step Yet Toward Health Insurance Exchange

KFF Health News Original

Alaska has opposed the federal health law so adamantly that it is the only state that chose not to even apply for a $1 million grant the federal government was passing out to states to plan a health insurance exchange. But that doesn’t necessarily mean there won’t be an online marketplace to buy insurance in Alaska.