A mandatory payroll tax to fund Washington state’s new long-term care program will start coming out of most workers’ paychecks across the state in January.
From now until Nov. 1, Washingtonians can opt-out of a state-managed longterm care program in favor of a private plan, if they choose to do so, before a payroll deduction hits their paychecks starting in January.
The ban “surprise” medical bills, charges that hit insured patients at some of life’s most vulnerable moments, is on track to take effect on Jan. 1.
Workers have just a few months to decide whether they want to buy a private plan and opt out of the state-managed program before a payroll deduction hits their paychecks starting in January.
Walmart unveiled a low-cost version of analog insulin that it will sell in an effort to help Americans who struggle to pay for the diabetes drug.
A cyberattack has exposed the personal information of 200,000 people connected to Tacoma-based MultiCare Health Systems.
Many Washington residents with diabetes will have an easier time affording insulin this year, as a law imposes a $100 cap on patient copayments.
The Trump administration has issued regulations that could lower prescription drug prices. It’s unclear whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges or what the Biden administration will do with them.
The new shortages come as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.