Health Officials: Proposed budget cuts could wreak havoc on low-income health benefits


by Your Alaska Link News Team

ANCHORAGE - Health officials with the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center say a recent cut of 1.2 million dollars from a program that helps physicians repay student loans could negatively impact those who rely on community health centers. 

The House finance committee recently passed a recommendation that would cut at least 60 percent of the SHARP program.

The loan repayment program is apart of the Health and Social services budget.




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