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

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EOI Receives Grant to Protect Against Healthcare Cuts

Economic Opportunity Institute | July 25, 2017

The Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority this month awarded the Economi

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Democracy is a participatory process

Marilyn Watkins | March 16, 2017

Washington’s Legislature is more than halfway through its 2017 session and a lot of good b

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