For Washington Residents
Information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The links below will take you to more information about specific coverage options. It does not include all types of programs and coverage.
For Advocates & Policymakers
Promoting Care and Continuity of Coverage. Read our issue brief on pregnancy churn to learn more about short-term and long-term solutions Washington State could advance in this area. NoHLA is seeking to reduce churn in a variety of situations, including people moving from Apple Health to QHPs, and those who have changes in employment status.
Federal Basic Health Program
Read this fact sheet on the Federal Basic Health Option to learn why it is the best way to increase coverage options for lower-income residents in our state. NoHLA continues to work toward adoption of a Federal Basic Health Program in Washington.
Nearly 1 in 3 Washingtonians received a surprise medical bill in the past two years. To protect consumers from surprise billing, NoHLA is teaming up with the Consumers Union to support House Bill 2447, a measure requested by state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler. Read more here.
NoHLA Resources for Advocates & Policy Makers
Health Coverage Information
Health Coverage Options in Washington State - NoHLA's summary of the options for Washington's residents who need health options or assistance with medical costs.
Summary of Major Health Care Authority Medical Program Categories and Subsidized Insurance in Washington State – as of November 11, 2016- designed for specialist familiar with public programs. Includes WAC citations.
2015 Legislative & Budget Action in Washington State
Includes summaries of the most recent Legislative session, and updates when session is in progress. Click here for the latest Legislative and Budget Action.