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.
Judge Orders Oracle To Keep Hosting Oregon's Medicaid SystemAn Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Corp. to continue hosting Oregon's Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company's contract expires this weekend.
School Consultant Hit With Medicaid-Fraud LawsuitThe state attorney general's office has filed a Medicaid-fraud lawsuit against a Wenatchee-based company for reportedly providing fraudulent training to dozens of school districts around the state
Seattle Doctor Ordered To Pay Back $57,000 A federal judge in North Dakota has ordered a Seattle doctor accused of turning in phony Medicare claims to pay back nearly $57,000
Oregon Moves To Dump Health Exchange Website State officials looking to dump troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.
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.
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.
Study: People Recently Enrolled In Medicaid Went To ER 40 Percent More Frequently Than OthersA 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.
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.
Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix ObamacareSome immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Once A Leader, Oregon Exchange Struggles With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon.
Alaska Governor Rejects Medicaid Expansion Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday rejected calls to expand Medicaid in Alaska, citing cost concerns.