Current Issues

AWHP represents the perspectives of member healthcare plans on public policy issues related to health care and coverage in Washington State. This section provides a look at some of those issues.

The Challenge of a Post Affordable Care Act (ACA) World (pdf)

A summary of healthcare insurer comments & prospectives as shared at the January 9th, 2014 State of Reform Conference panel discussion.

Health Care Coverage Cost Drivers (pdf)

Soaring medical costs threaten our economic competitiveness, our public safety net, and the affordability of coverage for Washington families, individuals, and employers.
Health care cost growth is one of the most important economic challenges facing our state --- however the relationship between healthcare costs and premiums is often misunderstood ---