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HealthCare Checkup

The Seattle Times health-care team tracks the local impact of the Affordable Care Act.

Topic: health-care overhaul

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February 14, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Bold health laws being debated in Olympia

The federal Affordable Care Act triggered sweeping changes to the U.S. health-care system, and that in turn has inspired proposals at the state level. Lawmakers in Olympia currently are debating these measures, some of which could make bold changes to the state’s health-care system, while others are more modest. It’s a tough situation for those pushing…


Comments | Topics: Affordable Care Act, health-care overhaul, Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner

August 26, 2013 at 11:48 AM

You and the Affordable Care Act: What you need to know

Welcome to HealthCare Checkup, a new blog intended to get us all better acquainted with the Affordable Care Act. We’ll keep you updated on health-insurance changes in Washington state and around the country that could affect you. We’re pretty sure you’ve got questions about the federal health-care overhaul. Here, in just a few words — and a short…


Comments | Topics: Affordable Care Act, health insurance, health-care overhaul