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- US Supreme Court Decision Could Affect Washington Many believe Harris v. Quinn will have implications for Washington state
- Health Insurers Reject Marijuana Coverage Due To Conflicting Laws Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don't cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.
- Washington State University Considers Med School "It's clear we need more primary care physicians," WSU president Elson Floyd said. The University of Washington has done a great job of putting doctors in the region, he said, but increasing demand in rural Washington state "is so great it may...
- Last Call: The Health Overhaul's March 31 Deadline Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it.
- Oregon's Obamacare Exchange To Pay Main Tech Contractor Another $44M Despite Website Still Not Working Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange said Monday it will pay its main technology contractor much of the money it's been withholding in payments, in exchange for Oracle's promise to continue working with the state during a transition period.
- Wash. Among Top 10 States For Insurance Enrollment Washington is among the top 10 states for enrolling people in health insurance since the Affordable Care Act took effect in October, but has yet to meet its enrollment targets, according to new data released Wednesday by the federal government.
- Wash. One Of Top States In Health Care Enrollment Washington state signed up more people for health insurance than all but a handful of states during the first few months of enrollment under the health care overhaul.
- More Than 71,000 Enrolled For Private Insurance Officials say that more than 71,000 people have signed up for private insurance since October 1 through Washington state's new health care exchange.
- Oregon Mother: I Can't Afford Obamacare For Myself, 1-Year-Old Son One Oregon mother says that she is unable to afford health insurance for her and her 18-month-old son because it’s too expensive.
- Oregon Creates Temporary Insurance Plan For Sick Under pressure from legislative leaders, the Oregon Health Authority announced Friday that it will create a new program to ensure that some Oregonians with serious medical conditions don't lose health care coverage because of problems with the...