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Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA

A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.

12/10/2014

Washington State Health Exchange Error Cancels 6,000 Accounts (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Washington State Health Exchange Error Cancels 6,000 Accounts

Washington’s health care exchange shut down after the first few hours of open enrollment Saturday as state officials and software engineers tried to resolve a problem with tax credit calculations.

12/03/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Washington Health Exchange Glitches Affect 6,000

Officials at the exchange are hoping to have all the problems fixed by Aug. 1.

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

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Washington Rates For Health Insurance Raise In 2015

People who buy their own health insurance in Washington state can expect rates to go up in 2015, but probably not as fast as insurance costs increased in the years before federal health care reform took effect.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

US President Barack Obama, Gov.  John Kitzhaber (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty images)

Oregon Governor Seeks Lawsuit Over Health Exchange

Gov. John Kitzhaber said Thursday he’s seeking a lawsuit against Oracle Corp. over Oregon’s online health insurance enrollment system, the failure of which embarrassed the state and resulted in multiple investigations

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014

State officials say Oregon's troubled health care website is still not functional 7 months after its failed launch. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Moves To Dump Health Exchange Website 

State officials looking to dump troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

04/24/2014

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New Data Released On Health Exchange Enrollees

About 164,000 Washington residents have signed up for private health insurance through the state’s health care exchange, with the bulk of people enrolling in the final three months leading up to the March deadline, state officials announced Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–04/23/2014

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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 require two medical schools.”

CBS Seattle–04/13/2014

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Top Cover Oregon IT Official Resigns

The housecleaning continues at Oregon’s troubled health-insurance exchange, with the resignation of a fourth top manager.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

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