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Health Care Services

The Division of Health Care Services provides access and oversight to the full range of appropriate Medicaid health care services to all eligible Alaskans in need. These services include but are not limited to hospitals, physicians, pharmacy, dental, vision, durable medical equipment, and transportation. The division also has the responsibility for protecting Alaska’s most vulnerable populations, through its certification and licensing sections. 

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News

  • Opioid Training/CEU Opportunity for Licensed Professionals
    Opioids: The Path to Addiction, The Climb to Recovery
    8 CEU Presentations 5:30pm–8:15pm,
    10/06/2018 – 11/29/2018 at UAA
  • Responses to Questions: Proposed Behavioral Health Medicaid Rates Regulations
    On June 15, 2018, the Department of Health and Social Services issued a public notice announcing proposed regulation changes to community behavioral health services Medicaid rates. The public comment period for the proposed regulations closed on August 2, 2018. Responses to questions received during the public comment period and a link to the original public notice are both available on the Online Public Notices website.
  • Responses to Questions: Proposed Prospective Payment System
    On June 15, 2018, the Department of Health and Social Services issued a public notice announcing proposed regulation changes to the Medicaid prospective payment system. The public comment period for the proposed regulations closed on August 2, 2018. Responses to questions received during the public comment period and a link to the original public notice are both available on the Online Public Notices website.
  • Proposed End-Stage Renal Disease Regulations Responses to Questions Now Available
    On June 13, 2018, the Department of Health and Social Services issued a public notice announcing proposed regulation changes to facility and facility-based Medicaid coverage and payment rates for end-stage renal disease. The public comment period for the proposed regulations closed on August 2, 2018. Responses to questions received during the public comment period and a link to the original public notice are both available on the Online Public Notices website.
  • Community First Choice, LTC, and TCM Regulations Adopted
    New Community First Choice services regulations, and revised long-term services, targeted case management, and home and community-based waiver services regulations were adopted by the Department of Health and Social Services, signed by the Lieutenant Governor, and are effective October 1, 2018. The signed regulations are available on the Online Public Notices website.

Our Mission

To provide health coverage to Alaskans in need.

Our Vision

  • Quality health care will be available to all Alaskans
  • We will advocate for health coverage that promotes the optimal health status for all Alaskans
  • We will be an innovative leader in Alaska health care
  • We will be known for our excellent customer service
  • Our performance and reputation will attract providers to our health plan
  • As a major purchaser of health care we will invest in a strong Alaskan health care system

Our values

  • The people we serve
  • Good health
  • Our employees
  • Prudent use of resources
  • Quality service
  • Success in all we do
View our job opportunities at http://workplace.alaska.gov.​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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