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Browse the resources below covering the rights and responsibilities of people with medical insurance in Washington state.

  • Medicare and Your Rights: Getting Discharged from the Hospital

    5212EN - If you are a Medicare beneficiary, this publication explains your rights and processes when the hospital decides it is time to discharge you. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Exception to Rule (ETR): Washington Apple Health

    The Health Care Authority (HCA) can approve Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) benefits even if you do not meet all financial requirements. They can also cover necessary medical/dental services that Medicaid normally does not cover. This is an “exception to a rule” or “ETR.” Publication #7103EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Qualified Health Plans

    If you do not have health insurance or your health insurance does not cover the care you need, you may have options under the Affordable Care Act, the federal health reform law. Depending on your income, you may be able to get free insurance from Washington Apple Health (“Apple Health”). Publication #5708EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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