- Exchanges: Washington will run a state-based exchange.
- Medicaid Expansion: Washington supports Medicaid expansion and is moving forward with it at this time.
- Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Washington currently has 312,921 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 29% of all Medicare beneficiaries.
NEWS OF NOTE
» Gov. Gregoire’s statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act (press release)
» Washington Post – Washington State Provides Case Study on Effects of Health-Care Reform
» Washington State Health Care Authority – Exchange Names CEO
» Seattle Post-Intelligencer – Washington Lawmakers Pass Rules for Insurance Exchange
» Washington State Health Care Authority – HCA Announces Apparently Successful Vendor for Exchange System Design