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Riccelli bill seeks to expand access to affordable health care

Rep. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) has introduced legislation that would take the first-step towards implementing the Federal Basic Health Option in Washington, with the ultimate goal of providing low-cost health insurance for thousands.  While the state made significant strides when it expanded Medicaid last year, there are still many cases where coverage is out-of-reach. “Too many Washingtonians still go without the security and protection of health care coverage,” said Riccelli, Vice Chair of the House Health Care and Wellness Committee. “It … Continue reading

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