Tag: washington state

How Fighting Your Health Insurer is Rigged in Washington State

Six Independent Review Organizations Rule with Insurers in 80 to 89% of Cases

/ July 3, 2019
Molina healthcare fined

Molina Healthcare Fined $600,000 by Washington State

IMPORTANT: If you’ve had serious problems with Molina, please fill out this short survey to help me gather information about the company’s harms. You can read more about this below. On May 2nd, 2019, Washington State’s Office of the Insurance...

/ June 20, 2019
Bill Gates Progressive Taxes

Gates says, “I’m a believer in more progressive taxation.”

In the interview below, Bill Gates says, “I’m a believer in more progressive taxation,” but it’s not clear he’s doing much politically to “tune it to achieve more equality,” as he advocates below. In fact, Gates’ home state, Washington has...

/ January 25, 2019
Molina Swedish Misled Customers Anesthesiology

State’s Health Insurance Marketplace Toxic to Entrepreneurs, Self-Employed

There’s a wide gap in access and coverage between private and public plans. Swedish and Molina misled customers and patients. IMPORTANT: If you’ve had serious problems with Molina, please fill out this short survey to help me gather information about...

/ January 9, 2019

Microsoft Revenue Quietly Surpasses $1 Trillion

Microsoft recently surpassed $1 trillion in cumulative revenues. Similarly, Amazon's earned more than a half trillion. Yet, Washington State still can't afford to pay for education, transportation, police and other vital services and resources.

/ May 8, 2016
Lifewise Out of Pocket Maximum

The Out of Pocket Maximum That Isn’t

The Affordable Care Act's Out of Pocket Maximum isn't what you'd expect. In Washington State, it's insurance fraud.

/ September 25, 2015

The Five Ways Health Insurers Define Deductible

If Merriam-Webster had anything to do with it, the concept of a deductible would be simple — the “amount of money that you have to pay for something (such as having your car fixed after an accident) before an insurance...

/ July 21, 2014