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Health Insurance

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

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

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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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

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

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

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Washington Sees Age Drop In Health Care Sign-Ups

The average age of people signing up for health insurance through the state of Washington exchange has dropped a little since the state began ramping up its marketing to those under 35, according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal government.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

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