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Inslee Signs Judicial Review Of Mental Health Decisions

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.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Department Seeks Consultant On Health Care Provider Tax

The state health department is seeking consulting help to develop a proposal for a health care provider tax in Alaska.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

File photo of a doctor with a stethoscope. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Exchange Signs 170,000 Up For Private Insurance

About 170,000 Washington residents bought insurance through the state’s health care exchange during open enrollment that ended last week.

CBS Seattle–04/22/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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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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