Nobody plans to get hurt or sick. In spite of this, many Alaska residents need medical care – like a prescription drug, a doctor’s visit, a lab test, counseling or physical therapy – at some point in time. These services could be pretty expensive. Fixing an injured or broken leg can cost as much as 7,000 dollars. Likewise, the average cost of a hospital stay (for 3 days) is approximately 30,000 dollars. In case something happens that require emergency medical care or surgery, it’s important to have some sort of coverage. This is where health insurance in Alaska comes in handy to help out. Keep on reading to learn more about it.