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EOI Receives Grant to Protect Against Healthcare Cuts

The Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority this month awarded the Economic Opportunity Institute a renewable $100,000 grant to develop policies for the preservation and expansion of health coverage at the county and state levels, and prevent losses from the

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Washington legislator introduces bill to expand Washington Basic Health – without a tax increase

As legislators attempt to hammer out a final state budget agreement, Sen. Karen Keiser (D-Kent) has introduced a bill to expand Washington’s Basic Health Plan (BHP) for the first time in more than a decade – without raising taxes or

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Doing better than “getting by”: How to expand Washington’s Basic Health Plan

The number of people without health insurance in Washington has climbed over the last decade, even during economic upswings. At the same time, enrollment in Washington’s Basic Health Plan has fallen dramatically, the result of several years of compounding state

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More Washingtonians wait-listed for Basic Health as employers cut coverage

Even during economic upswings, the number of Washingtonians without health insurance just keeps climbing as businesses reduce coverage. In 2002, three out of four Washington employers offered health coverage to full-time employees; as of 2010, only just over half were

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