Health

Washington Healthplanfinder Adds More In-Person Assistance Sites for 2018 Open Enrollment

Six full-service enrollment centers, seven broker affiliate sites to offer help to Washingtonians signing up for coverage  OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Health Benefit Exchange...Read More

Inslee announces members of School Employees Benefit Board

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today members of the new School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB). The board was created by HB 2242 in the 2017 Legislative...Read More

City of Tacoma files suit against three of top prescription opioid manufacturers

The City of Tacoma has filed suit against Purdue, Endo and Janssen, three of the biggest manufacturers of prescription opioids in the United States. The...Read More

Gov. Inslee statement on U.S. Senate health care hearings

I am encouraged by the bipartisan process beginning today in the United States Senate to help stabilize health insurance markets across the country. I especially...Read More

Washington Health Benefit Exchange names nine organizations to provide in-person assistance and outreach for health insurance customers

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced the nine lead organizations chosen to oversee in-person assistance provided to Washington residents during the upcoming open enrollment...Read More

Inslee statement on today’s health care vote in the United States Senate

It’s inconceivable that any of our nation’s leaders think our health care system will be improved by ripping away health care from 22 million Americans...Read More

Tacoma City Council passes homelessness ordinance

Tacoma City Council passed an ordinance this week aimed at cracking down on homeless encampments. The ordinance prohibits unauthorized camping on public property until October...Read More

Sen. Murray remarks on newly-released analysis of Senate Republican Trumpcare bill

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), top Democrat on the Senate health committee, delivered the following remarks at a press conference regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO)...Read More

Column: Doctors Depend on Public Health to Protect Kids

Mumps, norovirus, and other disease outbreaks around our state have caused students to miss an unprecedented number of school days this year. Doctors’ offices, walk-in...Read More

Will paid family leave get funded this session?

GOP leaders said work on the bill to fund paid family leave in Washington is still in the "initial" stages....Read More

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