Stories tagged: medical insurance
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 7:07 P.M.
Inslee: ‘Trumpcare’ could push 600,000 off health insurance in Washington
The House Republicans’ proposed changes to the nation’s health care system could knock 600,000 Washington residents off their current medical insurance, Gov. Jay Inslee said.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 10:46 P.M.
Trump answers to Obamacare changes don’t satisfy Washington Gov. Jay Inslee
President Trump told the nation’s governors that reforming Obamacare was surprisingly complicated, Gov. Jay Inslee says.
THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 5:26 P.M.
Washington exchange sets record for medical insurance signups
A record number of Washington residents used the state’s system to help them find health insurance before the sign-up period closed Tuesday night.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 10:57 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers and other Washington Republicans in Congress tell Inslee Obamacare must change
Republicans in Washington’s congressional delegation defended possible changes to Obamacare, saying it is too expensive and is cutting insurance options for some rural residents.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 5 A.M.
Loss of Obamacare could affect 750,000 Washington residents
Washington has about 750,000 residents who get health insurance because of Obamacare. How Congress repeals or revises the system would affect them, the health care system and the state’s economy.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 5:03 P.M.
Washington, Idaho enrollments up from Obamacare
Enrollment for health care plans through state exchanges is up in Washington and Idaho.
THURSDAY, AUG. 14, 2014
Users frustrated with administration of Washington health exchange
Joleene Ries knew for five months she wasn’t paying enough for medical insurance but couldn’t get the state agency that collects her money to raise her premiums. “I’m more than …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
Washington state finalizing health insurance plan rules
OLYMPIA – Washington state will soon adopt new rules for next year’s medical insurance plans that some believe will improve patient coverage, but others contend will create significant problems for …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 1, 2013
Health-care consumers need to know their facts
Your employer and President Obama are imploring you to become a better health care consumer. They want everyone to take a more active role in their care because it’s vital …
THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013
Health exchange board vote delayed pending appeal
OLYMPIA – The board for the state health exchange delayed a vote Wednesday on approval of 31 plans proposed to be part of the system while some companies that were …