Number of dialysis patients statewide: 911
This state does not currently offer Medigap insurance to dialysis patients under 65.
Medicare, a federal program, pays for dialysis for over 80% of dialysis treatments. However, many issues concerning dialysis patients are actually handled at the state level.
Alaska Dialysis Patient Resources
Patient Support and Financial Resources
Alaska Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA) Program
The Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA) program is a state funded program designed to help needy Alaskans who have specific illnesses get the medical care they need to manage those illnesses. It is a program primarily for people age 21 through 64 who do not qualify for Medicaid benefits, have very little income, and have inadequate or no health insurance.
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- Adult Programs: Alaska Medicaid Quality health care services to eligible low-income adults, children, families with children, and pregnant women.
- Programs for Children: Denali KidCare is a State of Alaska program to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need.
Health Reform Status:
Exchange: The federal government will run the health insurance exchange in Alaska.
Medicaid: It is unknown at this time whether the state will expand Medicaid eligibility.