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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 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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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

CBS Seattle–11/18/2013

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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.

11/17/2013

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Alaska Governor Rejects Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday rejected calls to expand Medicaid in Alaska, citing cost concerns.

11/15/2013

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Montana’s $70 Million Medicaid Computer Project Behind Schedule

The rollout of an expensive, new computer program that will run complicated Montana Medicaid payments is behind schedule and has forced the lead contractor to seek an extension.

10/14/2013

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What Will Obamacare Mean For Washington?

Until now, it’s all been talk. Starting Tuesday, health care reform will move from speculation to reality when insurance exchanges in Washington state and across the nation open for business.

09/29/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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