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State leaders warn U.S. Senators of pending ACA lawsuit amid Supreme Court nomination

As the U.S. Senate rushes through the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the lawsuit deciding the fate of Affordable Care Act (California v. Texas) will be heard by the U.S.

Inslee announces five carriers intend to participate in public option

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today five insurance carriers have applied to offer public option plans in a majority of counties across the state.

Inslee letter affirms support for Cascade Care, Washington’s public option

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Inslee statement on Affordable Care Act court ruling

“Today’s decision does not change Washingtonians’ access to health care — the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land and coverage is available, often with financial help. Families can continue to enroll in 2020 coverage through December 30. 

State leaders warn congressional delegation of pending health care lawsuit

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With the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals set to rule any day on the lawsuit, Texas vs. Azar, the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in grave peril again.

Inslee statement on Trump’s effort to invalidate the Affordable Care Act

"President Trump’s decision to support full repeal of healthcare for millions of Americans is legally indefensible and morally inexcusable.

Inslee announces public option legislation to promote health care for all

Inslee statement on Affordable Care Act federal ruling

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today in response to a federal court judge in Texas ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law.

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Inslee statement on U.S. Senate health care hearings

“I am encouraged by the bipartisan process beginning today in the United States Senate to help stabilize health insurance markets across the country.

Inslee, Kreidler & Ferguson statement on steps the Trump Administration must take to bolster health insurance markets

Gov. Jay Inslee, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement regarding the need for action by the Trump Administration to maintain affordability and stability in health insurance markets.

Inslee statement on U.S. Senate health care vote

"This morning Washingtonians woke up to the news that health care as we know it is safe for another day.

Statement from Gov. Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Kreidler regarding impact of “skinny repeal” proposal

Inslee statement on today’s health care vote in the United States Senate

“It’s inconceivable that any of our nation’s leaders think our health care system will be improved by ripping away health care from 22 million Americans and vastly increasing the costs for millions more.

Statement from Inslee regarding newest U.S. Senate Republican health care proposal

"Senate Republicans have outdone themselves with a health care plan that incorporates the worst of their worst ideas. It would cut millions of people from Medicaid. It would drive up costs for sick and low-income Washingtonians.

Inslee statement on GOP efforts to sabotage and destabilize health insurance markets

“The chaos and uncertainty caused by President Trump and the Republicans in Congress with their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act are sabotaging health insurance markets across the country.

Inslee statement on U.S. House of Representatives passage of legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act

“Today is a shameful day in American history. Republicans in Congress have voted to strip health care coverage from over 700,000 Washingtonians, and to remove the guarantee that all Americans cannot be denied coverage or charged more because they have a pre-existing condition.

Inslee statement on renewed congressional efforts to repeal the ACA

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on renewed congressional efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill under consideration, if passed, would shift $1.4 billion a year in costs to Washington or take health care away from more than 700,000 working people and their families.

Inslee statement on Congressional Budget Office score of Republican ACA-repeal bill

“Today's analysis from the nonpartisan CBO confirms our worst fears about the Republican effort in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It would actually leave our nation worse off than before the ACA was implemented.

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