Here is NoHLA's forth update of the 2017 session on pending bills in the Washington State Legislature that relate to health care access. This update is current as of March 29, 2017. The House and Senate must also agree on a supplemental operating budget by Sunday (April 23) or a special session will be called to resolve differences. This appears very likely. In the meantime, here is our comparison of provisions in the House and Senate budget bills that relate to health care access.
Here is NoHLA’s first update of the 2017 session on pending bills in the Washington State Legislature that relate to health care access. This update is current as of February 24, 2017, the deadline for bills to be reported out of their fiscal committee in the house of origin.
NoHLA, along with 55 other organizations, signed on to this Seattle Times Op-Ed that directly disagrees with Washington State Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Washington Post Op-Ed in which she […]
Check out Commissioner Kreidler’s blog post “Women’s rights to health guaranteed in Washington state” where he references NoHLA’s contraceptive coverage report. In this report, NoHLA and NARAL Pro-Choice […]
On Wednesday, May 10th, the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG offers you the opportunity to achieve the incredible. Friends and supporters of NoHLA will generously match every gift dollar for […]
We welcome Guin Becker Bogusz to NoHLA. Guin is a third year student at the University of Washington School of Law, and is working as an […]
Although the Legislature has passed a number of bills during its regular session that ended Sunday, including some related to health care access, it has not […]
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Seattle & King County
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Country Doctor Community Health Center
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday on a bill that would prevent hundreds of thousands of people from accessing affordable health care due to bureaucratic glitches. […]
The number of cases of death from drug overdose in 2016 most likely exceed 59,000, the largest annual jump ever recorded in the US, due in large […]
Insurance commissioners all over the country are pushing back filing deadlines for enrollment and offering new concessions to insurers to keep them from leaving their […]
News sources report that the Trump administration has drafted a rule that would make birth control coverage the choice of any employer regardless of size, location, or business type. […]
Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham reintroduced the “Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act,” which would restore access to […]
In the spring of 1995, Washington State GOP legislators rolled back the law expanding health coverage in the state while pledging to keep health insurance […]