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Providence upgrades its DC brand presence

DJ Wilson | Oct 11, 2018 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Texas, Washington

Health care a key issue in Rossi/Schrier race

Marjie High | Oct 10, 2018 | Washington

The results of a new AARP poll released last night, shows older voters in Washington’s 8th Congressional District have health care on their minds as the midterm election looms. This appears consistent with the candidates’ own assessments of the key issues as both Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Dr. Kim...[ Read More ]

Creating space for constructive disagreement in health policy

| Oct 10, 2018 | Washington

The hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court, including the testimony from Dr. Chrstine Blasey Ford,  created a watershed moment for American civics. Together, our country experienced a flash point in our history, something that we will all look back upon in time and recall how we...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Dr. John Kitzhaber, former Governor of Oregon

Marjie High | Oct 10, 2018 | Washington

Dr. John Kitzhaber is the former Democratic Governor of Oregon. He is the longest-serving governor in Oregon's history serving two terms from 1995 to 2003 and again from 2011 to 2015. Prior to that he served in the Oregon Senate and House of Representatives. He currently serves as the director of...[ Read More ]

Debate offers window into US Senate canidates' views on health care

Marjie High | Oct 9, 2018 | Washington

Monday, Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and her Republican challenger Susan Hutchison met for their first debate leading up to the November midterm election. Though they did not spend much time addressing health care policy, the event did yield a window into policy elements that figure prominently for each candidate....[ Read More ]

Inslee unveils first-in-nation approach to eliminate hepatitis C in Washington by 2030

| Oct 8, 2018 | Washington

Duff France was living on the streets of Central Washington, struggling with substance use disorder and hepatitis C. “It was the worst time I’ve ever spent,” he said. Through Apple Health (Medicaid), he was able to access medication to cure his hepatitis C, and services to help him find stable...[ Read More ]

Humana and Vancouver Clinic announce two new primary care clinics to provide access for Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries

Emily Boerger | Oct 5, 2018 | Washington

This week, Humana and Vancouver Clinic announced a new collaboration to add two additional primary care practices to Humana’s Medicare Advantage Plan network. With the addition of these new clinics, Humana hopes to improve both access and quality of care for their members. The two clinics, located in Clark County,...[ Read More ]