Approximately half of all Washingtonians will save money as a result of Attorney General request legislation
OLYMPIA — Starting Friday, July 1, four million Washingtonians will qualify for free or discounted care at hospitals across Washington as a result of legislation requested by Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Washington's popularion is estimated to be 7.76 million in 2022.
The legislation requires large hospital systems to provide more financial assistance. Beginning July 1, 2022 approximately half of all Washingtonians will be eligible for free or reduced-cost care at hospitals that represent approximately 80 percent of the licensed beds in the state.
- Published in State