Health Insurance

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Court Rules Health Insurers Must Cover Certain Autism Therapies

Washington’s Supreme Court says health insurers must cover certain developmental therapies, such as those used to treat autism, if they’re medically necessary.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2014

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More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year

The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president’s health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.

09/24/2014

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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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Insurance Rules On Gender Identity Clarified

The Washington Insurance Commissioner notes if services are covered for others, such as hormone therapy or breast reconstruction, they have to be covered for transgender people

CBS Seattle–06/25/2014

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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

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Health Insurers Proposing Higher Rates For Washington State

The companies that sell health insurance to individuals in Washington state are proposing rate increases that average 8.25 percent

CBS Seattle–05/13/2014

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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

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

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