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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Health care is pivotal issue in D.C. budget battle

July 5, 2011 in In the News
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
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Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
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Monday, July 4, 2011

State Implementation of PPACA, the Federal Health Care Reform Law

June 29, 2011 in Publications

Washington Policy Center held its 9th Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, June 7, in SeaTac. The four-part event featured a Legislative Update breakfast, two panel discussions, and concluded with lunch keynote speaker Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. More than 300 attendees were provided key information regarding the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in Washington state.

Health Care Is Pivotal Issue In D.C. Budget Battle

June 29, 2011 in In the News
Snohomish Times
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Snohomish Times
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Health Care Is Pivotal Issue In D.C. Budget Battle

June 28, 2011 in Publications

The Republicans in Congress recently released their ten-year budget proposal.  The federal budget debate is essentially about how large government should be and how costly social welfare programs should be managed in the future. The Republicans would simplify the tax code and close tax loopholes. The president would like to raise taxes on the wealthy and ultimately on the middle class.

Washington Policy Center's 9th Annual Health Care Conference

June 13, 2011 in Blog

Washington Policy Center held its 9th Annual Health Care Conference on June 7th. Over 300 attendees heard state legislators and national health care policy experts discuss the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Health Care Reform

June 9, 2011 in In the News
The Impact (TVW)
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The Impact (TVW)
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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Toss health care law, says Rep. McMorris Rogers

June 8, 2011 in In the News
Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
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Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

McMorris Rodgers on Weiner: 'I had no idea'

June 7, 2011 in In the News
Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
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Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
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Tuesday, June 7, 2011