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Alaska Health Insurance Information

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Updated January 04, 2009

Denali Kidcare - the state Children's Health Insurance Program

Denali Kidcare provides health insurance coverage for children age 18 or younger and pregnant women who meet certain income guidelines. Denali Kidcare is free of charge for eligible individuals, though some 18 year olds may be asked to contribute a small amount towards their health care costs.

Denali Kidcare
P.O. Box 240047
Anchorage, Alaska 99524-0047
1-888-318-8890
907- 269-6529
http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dhcs/DenaliKidCare/default.htm

SeniorCare - the State Health Insurance Assistance Program

The Alaska SeniorCare program provides free one-on-one counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions about any aspect of Medicare, including the new Part D prescription drug benefit, or Medigap coverage.

SeniorCare Senior Information Office
3601 C Street, Suite 310
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-5984
Phone: (907) 269-3680 or 1-800-478-6065 (statewide)
Fax: (907) 269-3688
http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dsds/medicare.htm

Alaska Medicaid

Medicaid is a government program designed to help the poor and indigent obtain health care services. Pregnant women and children under age 19 who meet certain income requirements may be eligible for Medicaid coverage, along with aged, blind, and disabled individuals. For more information about eligibility, contact Alaska Medicaid directly at the phone number or website listed below.

Alaska Medicaid
Department of Public Assistance
PO Box 110640
Juneau, AK 99811-0640
907-465-3347
http://health.hss.state.ak.us/dpa/programs/medicaid/

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