Health Care

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US Supreme Court Decision Could Affect Washington

Many believe Harris v. Quinn will have implications for Washington state

CBS Seattle–07/01/2014

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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Oregon’s $160M Obamacare Website Won’t Launch Before March Deadline

Officials with Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange said the full online Cover Oregon portal will not be open to the public before the end of March, when nearly all Americans are required to have insurance under the federal health care law.

03/14/2014

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Washington One Of Top States In Health Care Enrollment

During the first few months of health insurance enrollment in the new system, Washington state signed more people up for insurance than all but a handful of states.

1090 The Fan–01/13/2014

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Study: People Recently Enrolled In Medicaid Went To ER 40 Percent More Frequently Than Others

A new study has found that people enrolled recently in Medicaid went to the emergency room 40 percent more frequently than others, often seeking help for conditions that could be treated less expensively in a doctor’s office or an urgent care clinic.

01/02/2014

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State Sees Jump In Health Exchange Enrollees

Washington state officials say more people signed up for health insurance through the state’s health exchange in November.

12/12/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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State Health Exchange Board Certifies 35 Plans

Washington state certified 35 plans Wednesday to be part of the exchange developed under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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