Current Action Alert!

HCFA-WA’S TOP BILLS ARE ON THE MOVE!

BIPARTISAN VICTORY!

SB 5546Capping Insulin Copays at $35/month, passed with strong bipartisan support 

  • Senate: 48 “yes” to 1 “no.”
  • House: 85 “yes” to 10 “no.” 

Another four of our Top Bills are in the Rules Committees, on their way to the Floor. These bills are essential steps toward universal health care as they lower the cost of medications and increase access to healthcare.   

TAKE ACTION in the HOUSE:

Contact your Representatives today and urge them to vote “yes” for:

2SSB 5532 - Establishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board

  • What it does: Sets payment limits on prescription drugs with the most exorbitant price increase.

SSB 5589 - Addressing primary care spending in Washington

  • What it does:  Directs the Health Care Cost Transparency Board to measure and report on primary care expenditures and authorizes the Office of the Insurance Commissioner to review health carriers' primary care expenditures.

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TAKE ACTION in the SENATE

Contact your Senator today and urge them to vote “yes” for:

SHB 1616 - Modifying the existing charity care law

  • What it does: Increases the income threshold for patients to receive charity care and requires hospitals to assist patients with applying for Medicaid or coverage through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange

SHB 1728 - Extending the report deadline and expiration date for the Total Cost of Insulin Work Group

  • What it does: Adds four members of the public living with diabetes to the Work Group, and the requirement to design strategies to provide a once yearly 30-day supply of insulin to individuals on an emergency basis.

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REGISTER TODAY for this weekend’s One Payer States Conference

Our own Marcia Stedman will be presenting on Washington’s path to universal health care.

THE PATH TO UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE....THROUGH THE STATES!  (Virtual Via  Zoom)

March 4 - 6, 2022

Join us for a FREE 3 days of presentations, panel discussions, interactive group discussions and state updates. Opportunities for collaborating, networking, & more! 

Contact Info: [email protected]

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