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Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University

Summary

  • Alaska law has more generous requirements for individuals who seek coverage with respect to pre-existing conditions. See Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions.
  • Alaska does not have general laws applicable to all individually identifiable health information, but instead addresses privacy issues within the context of specific occupations and providers. See Privacy.
  • The Alaska pre-existing condition plan provides coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions. See Alaska Pre-Existing Condition Plan.