Health Care

Washington’s health care system is failing the public. A growing number of people are uninsured or under-insured, and the system emphasizes treating the ill rather than preventing illness. EOI is working to develop a value-added approach for universal coverage – and at the same time, advocating for a fairer, more sustainable tax system in Washington State with sufficient revenue to fund this basic and vital human service.


Research and Publications

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Building on the ACA’s Success

Issue Brief | November 17, 2015

Among many other benefits, the Affordable Care Act has been very successful in increasing

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Why Washington should act now to fix the health insurance gap

Fact Sheet | March 29, 2012

Nearly 1 million Washingtonians are uninsured; more than 155,000 residents are on the wait

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Latest Blog Posts

Members of the 113th Congress bow their heads in prayer as they convene in the Capitol in Washington January 3, 2013. In the wake of bruising fights in their own ranks over the "fiscal cliff" and aid for victims of superstorm Sandy - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives open a new Congress on Thursday more divided than ever.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
ACA Repeal Efforts Are the Wake-Up Call We Need

Carolanne Sanders | September 25, 2017

Who would have thought that in 2017, we’d still be debating whether access to timely, qual

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New Data Show Affordable Care Act’s Continued Effectiveness in Washington

Matthew Streib | September 15, 2017

The number of people in Washington State without health insurance continued to drop in 201

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