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$17M bonus to state for insuring children’s health

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Dec. 30, 2011 at 4:36 pm |
December 30, 2011 4:36 pm

The Washington state Health Care Authority said today it is receiving nearly $17 million as a federal bonus payment for having enrolled children in subsidized health-care coverage. This follows similar awards of $20.65 million last year and $7.85 million in 2009, based on the state’s enrollment in its Apple Health for Kids program.

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