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WA: Three Questions Facing the Exchange

DJ Wilson | Feb 11, 2014 | Washington

Proponents would argue that Washington’s state-based exchange is a national leader, noting that It has performed at the top of the class among state and federal exchanges in terms of enrollment and functionality. Opponents would argue that, regardless of past performance, there continue to be red flags that could undermine...[ Read More ]

Onizuka: Insurance Commissioner’s Office Settles With Two Insurers

| Aug 30, 2013 | Washington

We applaud the efforts of the Insurance Commissioner and welcome the news that his office has reached settlements with Community Health Plan of Washington and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest for sale in Washington Healthplanfinder,  the new online marketplace where you can find, compare and enroll in health...[ Read More ]

WA: Exchange Board Postpones Plan Certification Vote Again

| Aug 29, 2013 | Washington

At a special Board meeting held today that continued the certification discussion started at the Aug. 21 regular meeting, the Board approved a motion to postpone consideration of the certification of all Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) and Qualified Dental Plans (QDPs) that will be offered through Washington Healthplanfinder until an...[ Read More ]

Nathan Johnson Appointed As Washington State HIT Coordinator

DJ Wilson | Aug 20, 2012 | Washington

The Washington State Health Care Authority linked in an email today to Governor Gregoire's July 16 appointment of Nathan Johnson as the new State Health Information Technology (HIT) Coordinator.  Johnson takes over for Richard Onizuka, who is currently serving as the CEO of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. The following...[ Read More ]


DJ Wilson | Jan 10, 2012

Interest in the work on the insurance exchange was high at our recent State of Reform Health Policy Conference.  In fact, the chair of the exchange board, Margaret Stanley, made time to join us to listen in and learn rather than speak on the panel.  The new exchange board received...[ Read More ]