Health Insurance

The executive order that stops funding a key piece of the Affordable Care Act will result in higher premiums for people in Washington state.

The state’s insurance commissioner said the president’s decision to immediately halt payments could likely lead to a collapse of health insurance markets nationwide.

These four loggers with the West Fork Logging Company in Lewis County were among the earliest beneficiaries of health insurance in Washington state. 


How can we look at an employee population and figure out not just who has cost a lot, but who has the capacity to cost a lot? Once we identify the high risk members, what can we do to help prevent their health issues from escalating into the high-cost category?


Seattle Business Associate Publisher Michael Romoser interviews Gary Alton, Managing Partner of The Partners Group Employee Benefits Division, about strategies for remaining competitive by coping with rising health plan costs & attracting-retaining quality employees.