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Holly Ward
Alaska State Ambassador
holly.ward@rareaction.org

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RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Alaska’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassador today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Alaska.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Alaska, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

AK State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 65%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 90%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 81%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 0%
Step-Therapy Protection 0%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

Lori Wing-Heier, Director

State of Alaska
Dept. of Commerce, Community & Economic Development Division of Insurance
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1560
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3567

907-269-7900

In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.

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Online Complaint Submission

1-800-467-8725 or 1-800-INSURAK

Marketplace Structure: Federal

Call 1-800-318-2596 (available 24/7)
TTY 1-855-889-4325
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Plan Information
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Benefits Offered Under the Marketplace:
Essential Health Benefits
State-Required Benefits

Kaiser State Exchange Profile
State Reforum State Profile
State Health Insurance Website

Medicaid

350 Main Street, Room 404
PO Box 110601
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601

907-465-3347

Medicaid Website
Eligibility Requirements

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Coverage Resources

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