(Washington State Health Insurance Pool). The signaling for its intent to have that was the very first step in the right direction. It has also laid down proper programs in conjunction with both the County and Federal government to run the program. The Federal government did set aside $5 Billion to implement the same. This strategy will not differ with the state as this is a project being done with the government. Among the companies that are working with the State is Washington CHIP (Child Health Insurance Program).
In summary, it is clear that the Washington State has gone the extra mile to ensuring the health of its citizen by also making sure that both the rich and the poor alike are all insured. By providing for low income earners and those below the poverty line levels covers, then management of disease spread becomes very easy. The different branches of health cares make it even simpler for the government to get health services top the marginalized people.
1. Governor Chris Gregory. Gov.Gregoire takes immediate steps to implement healthcare reform in Washington state available at http://www. governor. wa. gov/news/news-view. asp? pressRelease=1469&newsType=1 2. http://www. doh. wa. gov/about. htm 3. Ben Furnas and Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza June 2009. center for American progress, health care competition available at http://www. americanprogress. org/issues/2009/06/pdf/health_competitiveness. pdf 4. John E. Dicken. Olympia J. Snowe , Christopher S. Bond , Richard J. Durbin , Blanche L. Lincoln.
United States Government Accountability Office Washington, DC 20548. Private Health Insurance: 2008 Survey Results on Number and Market Share of Carriers in the Small Group Health Insurance Market. February 27, 2009 5. Risk pools for the medically uninsurable aid those turned down for health insurance available at http://www. healthinsurance. org/risk_pools/ 6. Children’s Health Insurance Program (Washington). Health insurance Finder available at http://www. healthinsurancefinders. com/healthinsurance/washington/schip. html