Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Healthcare Enrollment Fair at Pybus

Suzie Health Solutions is the Full Service Enrollment Center by the Washington State Health Exchange and to kick off fifth annual open enrollment! We are throwing a Free Health and Wellness Enrollment event at Pybus Market on Saturday November 3rd from 10am to 2pm. We are helping people enroll in Health Insurance plans and offering…

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Healthfair – WA State Indivisible ACA Sign Up

This is the 5th Open Enrollment and what we understand that people can use some help with Healthcare. Over the last 5 years we have heard a lot of questions. How to enroll? What doctors accept it? Does it cover glasses? Is Healthcare important? After the administration started slashing outreach, a few volunteers got together…

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UW Conference Explores How to Make Future Elder-Friendly

Once again hundreds of healthcare providers, community professionals, research educators, students and others will gather to share and learn about healthy aging and how to be part of an elder-friendly future. The sixth annual Elder Friendly Futures Conference is taking place at the University of Washington today and tomorrow, bringing together experts to share ideas on the future of…

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Health Insurers Leaving Chelan-Douglas Marketplace

As lawmakers in the nation’s capital struggle with how to replace the Affordable Care Act, a greater number of insurance companies are leaving the marketplace within state marketplaces around the country, including here in Washington State. Last week was the filing deadline for insurance companies who intend to offer coverage in Washington State when open…

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New Study Says Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hurt Rural Washingtonians

Budget negotiations aren’t just underway in Olympia, but our nation’s capital as well. The Trump-supported rollback of the Affordable Care Act would reduce federal money that 31 states have relied on to extend Medicaid coverage. And Medicaid spending would fall from 2 percent of the economy to 1.7 percent in 2027 due to the reductions…

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New Tourism, Healthcare Jobs Bring Drop in Local Unemployment Rate

The latest jobs report is in for Chelan and Douglas Counties from the state Employment Security Department. February job stats show continued growth in the tourism and healthcare industries, along with more people in the labor force. Economist Don Meseck covers North Central Washington and told KOHO’s Dan Langager the local economy has started to…

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Local Employment Update – Dec. 2016

The latest jobs report is in for Chelan and Douglas Counties from the state’s Employment Security Department. They show a flat unemployment rate for the month of December, the continuing hit from the idling of Alcoa’s smelter in Malaga and major gains in tourism and healthcare. Dan Langager talked with our resident jobs expert –…

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