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Tag: Washington Health Benefit Exchange

Aug.
15th

HEALTH: Medicaid plan should be in the exchange

We are very disappointed that none of the Medicaid health plans were approved by the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner to participate in the Washington Health Benefit Exchange.

The OIC outcome has limited our clients’ ability to maintain continuity of care. Residents whose income is variable will frequently transition back and forth between Medicaid coverage and the exchange. They want to be able to keep their doctors and their health plans. Excluding Medicaid companies means this will not be possible.

Mercy Housing Northwest houses more than 600 people per day in our affordable housing in Tacoma. We strive to

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