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

Here Is How You Got That Surprise Bill from Your Trip to the ER

Economic Opportunity Institute | August 8, 2018

This post was written by EOI Floyd Jones Fellow Brandon Bannister. Have you ever had a pro

Trump Plan Will Increase Washington State Health Care Costs in 2019

Ashley Sutton | July 24, 2018

Last month, Washington State reported that 11 insurers filed 74 health plans for the 2019

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