Make the health care system more accessible by increasing access to quality, affordable health care.
Prepare the state for the creation of a health care system that provides coverage and access for all Washington residents.
Representative Ro Khanna will introduce the Super Waiver State Based Universal Health Care Act after Labor Day 2023. This will help establish a unified financing system for our state’s universal health care program.
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Washington State Legislature Proviso in 2023 passed to provide increased funding for staffing the Washington State Universal Health Care Commission.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid approved Section 1332 waivers in 2023 for all Washington residents, regardless of immigration status, to be eligible to receive health care and dental care coverage on Washington’s Healthplanfinder.
The Biden administration in July 2023 has set time limits on the amount of time “junk health plans” can be offered. This protects consumers from inadequate health care coverage.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has extended enhanced premium tax credits on the state or federal exchange Marketplace, making coverage more affordable.