Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Alaska:
Total Alaska Residents - 659,241
Alaska uninsured residents - 19.43%
Total Alaska HMO enrollment - 1,214
Avg annual employee premium in AK employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $814
Avg AK hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $2,104
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008)
Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008
Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008
Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Looking to purchase Alaska health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Alaska health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Alaska health insurance companies.
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Alaska:
Alaska State Health Care Services
Information on programs available to Alaskans, including cancer screening, Denali KidCare, specialty clinics and infant screening and testing programs. Also includes FAQs and contact information for Alaska Health & Social Services.