More than half of uninsured are eligible for financial help

While more than 600,000 Washington residents remain uninsured, new estimates suggest more than half of those who are uninsured are eligible for financial assistance. A new report by the Kaiser Family […]

Washington uninsured rate keeps dropping

A new Gallup poll shows the uninsured rate continues to drop in most states – including Washington. In fact, Washington ranked fifth among states with the biggest declines in uninsured rates […]

ACA requirement saves women money

Women saved hundreds of dollars in the first year after the Affordable Care Act required insurers to cover prescription contraceptives. The health law required the coverage of most forms of prescription […]

Most Americans know little, nothing about King v. Burwell

More than 60 percent of Americans said they know only a little or nothing at all about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that federal subsidies for health coverage are legal. The […]

Insured but can’t afford medical care

Twenty-five percent of adults who purchased health plans last year went without needed medical care because they couldn’t afford it. A report released Thursday by Families USA revealed that those who […]

The growing individual insurance market

A new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that the country’s individual insurance market grew 46 percent in the first year plans could be purchased on the marketplaces. Shocking, right? […]

Public opinion split on ACA

This month’s Kaiser Family Foundation health tracking poll shows that public opinion on the Affordable Care Act remains nearly evenly split. But for the first time since November 2012, the share […]

Survey: Insurers misinform women on contraceptive coverage

A secret shopper survey conducted last year revealed health insurers in Washington systematically gave women false or inaccurate information about contraceptive coverage. Under the Affordable Care Act, health insurers must cover […]

Young invincibles seeking more preventive care

New research found the number of millennials using preventive care services increased slightly since a provision of the Affordable Care Act went into effect. Researchers from the University of California San […]

Insuring the uninsured

Nearly 60 percent of people who purchased health plans through insurance exchanges were uninsured prior to purchasing their plan, according to a new survey. The Kaiser Family Foundation conducted the survey […]

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