If you haven't enrolled for health care coverage in 2018, there's still time. Open enrollment ends next Friday, Dec. 15.

Alaska has some of the highest costs in the nation, particularly in the individual market. This year, rates her have been reduced, in part by a state reinsurance program.

In a live interview on KTVA's First Take at Five, Lori Wing-Heier, Director of the Alaska Division of Insurance, describes the ways in which Alaskans can ensure they're getting the lowest premium possible. 

If you qualify for Medicaid, you can enroll at any time. For more information on this topic, click here.