Members of the Washington Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee heard testimony for a bill that would increase payments to acute care hospitals for difficult-to-discharge Medicaid patients on Tuesday.     Harborview Medical Center CEO Sommer Kleweno Walley testified in support of Senate Bill 5103. She said the hospital faces many challenges when dealing … Read more

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced late last month that he will rescind 12 COVID-19 emergency authority proclamations that affect the health care sector and are no longer needed in response to the pandemic. The rescissions will take effect on Oct. 27th, which will give health care providers and facilities time to transition to pre-COVID laws. … Read more