We've just posted a new report detailing the effects in Washington state of the federal health care reform law. Among them:
Numerous consumer protections built into the law have already taken effect. Among these: drug discounts for more than 1 million Washington seniors, tax breaks for small businesses, and parents can now keep their adult children on the parents' health policy until age 26.
We also estimate that more than 800,000 Washingtonians who today have no health coverage at all would qualify for free or subsidized coverage in 2014.