Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Health Insurance

Health Care Authority New Website!

The Health Care Authority (HCA) is proud to announce the launch of our new, user-focused website. The new HCA website is designed to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for. We have compiled a few links that might help you get started. Bookmark the pages you’ll use in the future (or replace bookmarks you’ve used in the past). How …

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Ask your Representative to co-sponsor New Medicare Legislation

This week Rep. Jim McDermott, introduced H.R. 5396, the Medicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016, in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Alliance for Retired Americans and the Retired Public Employees Council of WA wholeheartedly supports this bill as a way to close many of the gaps in the current Medicare benefit package. Once enacted, this bill …

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Public forums scheduled on proposed Group Health acquisition

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: https://www.insurance.wa.gov/about-oic/newsroom/news/2016/06-09-16.html June 9, 2016 OLYMPIA, Wash. –The first of three public forums on the proposed acquisition of Washington-based Group Health Cooperative by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (Kaiser) of California is scheduled for June 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma. Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler invites all Group …

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Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman advocates for residents of nursing homes, adult family homes, and assisted living facilities. Our purpose is to protect and promote the Resident Rights guaranteed these residents under Federal and State law and regulations. For more information, visit their website: The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

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