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Questions and Answers about the State of Washington’s Basic Health Plan
Source: Washington State Health Care Authority

Common questions and answers about the State of Washington's Basic Health Plan. Topics covered include: what the "Basic Health Plan" is, who is eligible and how to apply, how much the plan costs, and the coverage available. Also includes a glossary of some of the common terms associated with Basic Health.
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Chapter 5: Financial Assistance for Health Coverage
Source: Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown University

Describes free and state subsidized health insurance coverage and medical assistance programs, including Medicaid, available to Washington residents. Programs and people discussed include: families with children eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); pregnant women; elderly, blind or disabled people; people with high medical expenses; people with low incomes enrolled in Medicare; Children's Health Insurance Program; Basic Health Plus (for children); the Children's Health Program (for children who are not U.S. citizens).
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Eligibility for Medical Programs in Washington
Source: Medical Assistance Administration, Washington Department of Social and Health Services

Includes links to Web pages which describe Washington's Medicaid and other medical assistance programs, including programs for children living in Washington, health insurance at a reduced rate for individuals and families who are Washington residents (Basic Health), emergency medical coverage for hospital services (Medically Indigent Program), coverage for people with disabilities who are working (Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities Program), medical coverage for families with children (Family Medical), programs to help Medicare recipients pay premiums (Medicare Savings Programs), emergency medical coverage for people who do not meet citizenship requirements of other medical programs (Alien Emergency Medical Program), medical coverage for pregnant women (Pregnancy Medical Program), medical coverage for aged, blind or disabled people (Aged, Blind and Disabled Medical Program).
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