health insurance

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 […]

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 […]

Uninsured rate drops in Washington

Washington’s uninsured rate dropped nearly 7 percentage points since the Affordable Care Act’s requirement to have insurance took effect at the beginning of 2014. A new Gallup poll found Washington’s uninsured […]

More people are purchasing health insurance – for their pets

In 2014, pet owners spent more than $15 billion ($15 billion!) on veterinary care for their pets. That’s up nearly $1 billion from 2013 – from $14.37 billion to $15.25 billion. The […]

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 […]

Many uninsured Americans plan to stay that way

About a third of uninsured Americans plan to stay uninsured, according to a new report by The reason they intend to remain uninsured? Cost. But about 70 percent of those planning […]

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