Health Care

WPC's Center for Health Care develops patient-centered solutions to reduce costs and improve the availability and quality of health care for businesses and individuals, providing the only detailed, independent critique of health care issues available in the Northwest.

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Medicaid expansion/block grants discussed at WPC health care conference

July 11, 2012 in Blog

Though somewhat lost in the background of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the federal health care law, the Court's decision to give states discretion on whether to pursue the law's expansion of Medicaid could have the biggest impact on state budgets going forward.

The Supreme Court ruled:

Health care reform: What's next?

July 9, 2012 in In the News
Up Front with Robert Mak (KING 5 News)
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Up Front with Robert Mak (KING 5 News)
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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Chamber told health care promises will fail

July 9, 2012 in In the News
Port Orchard Independent
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Port Orchard Independent
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Friday, June 22, 2012

Washington officials promise cheaper, better health care coverage

July 9, 2012 in In the News
MyNorthwest.com
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MyNorthwest.com
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Danny Westneat and the Big Lie

July 5, 2012 in Blog

Seattle Times liberal columnist Danny Westneat is upset that Washington Policy Center agrees with national experts that the Obamacare law’s mandate tax is one of the largest tax increases in U.S. history.

Who uses the money?

July 5, 2012 in In the News
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
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Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012