Published 1999 by Office of Program Research, House Health Care Committee in Olympia, WA .
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Gov Vetoed The bill was vetoed by the Governor. Null and Void The bill included a provision that required. [toc] Washington state is a national leader in the delivery of high-quality, lower-cost health care.
Washington is one of the top 10 states for health care access thanks to full implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion. The state achieved a record-low uninsured rate with nearlythousand Washingtonians gaining access to health insurance, and.
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