By Jocelyn Moore Northwest Asian Weekly Injured international students from the Ride the Ducks accident on the Aurora Bridge will be given private insurance plans if they lose student health coverage during prolonged medical leaves, state officials said last Friday. Phuong Dinh, 18, is at the Seattle Keiro Nursing Home. She suffered a broken leg […]
Sims to chair state health board
Gov. Jay Inslee this week announced the appointment of Ron Sims as board chair for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, which runs the state’s online marketplace for health insurance, the Washington Healthplanfinder. His appointment runs from June 15, 2014, to Dec. 15, 2015.
Nakano named to Washington Health Benefit Exchange board
The International Community Health Services (ICHS) has announced the appointment of its ICHS board secretary Hiroshi Nakano to the Washington Health Benefit Exchange board. Nakano, a native of Fife, has been with ICHS for 16 years, serving in a variety of leadership positions on the board. He earned his undergraduate degree in sociology from the […]
APA advocates, health agencies address questions at Affordable Care Act forum
Local residents with questions about the Affordable Care Act attended a Sept. 25 forum in Bellevue sponsored by the Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), with the support of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service, and other APA and health groups.
EDITORIAL: APA outreach on the Affordable Care Act is just beginning
After years of politicking, lawsuits, and hand-wringing, the Affordable Care Act has arrived. All Americans will need health care coverage by Jan. 1. This week, the Washington Healthplanfinder and the state insurance exchange marketplace opened. Now state residents can enroll in a health plan and find out if they are eligible for financial help if […]
Features 40Health exchanges to open, expand medical coverage
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When the Washington Health Benefit Exchange opens its virtual doors on Oct. 1, approximately 250,000