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.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?
Washington state certified 35 plans Wednesday to be part of the exchange developed under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
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 […]
What The Affordable Care Act Means For Washingtonians
The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.
While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.