Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law that will allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others.
The state health department is seeking consulting help to develop a proposal for a health care provider tax in Alaska.
About 170,000 Washington residents bought insurance through the state’s health care exchange during open enrollment that ended last week.
Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
Many believe Harris v. Quinn will have implications for Washington state
State officials looking to dump troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.
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.
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.
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.
Washington state officials say more people signed up for health insurance through the state’s health exchange in November.