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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016

Washington Obamacare increases below U.S. average

Washington health insurance rates will go up an average of 13.6 percent next year, state officials said Wednesday. But the average increases for insurance bought through the state exchange under the Affordable Care Act will be less than that, and far below the national average.

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MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014

THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014

AG: Same-sex spouses to be covered in business health plans

OLYMPIA -- Businesses that offer health coverage to opposite-sex spouses must also offer it to same-sex spouses, state officials said today. Insurance plans must offer equal coverage to all spouses. Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and Human Rights Commission Executive Director Sharon...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2010

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