WA Gov Announces Public Option; NYC Extends Coverage To All

January 08, 2019
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced he will work with the state’s Democratic legislators to craft a public insurance option that would be available through the state-based exchange. Inslee’s plan to create standardized coverage options throughout the state came the same day New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced a plan to guarantee comprehensive health coverage to all uninsured New Yorkers. Inslee said his state has made tremendous progress in expanding coverage and bringing down costs under...

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