By Peninsula Daily News staff
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It is focused on helping Washington state residents understand the Affordable Care Act and how the federal health-care law affects everyone — insured or not.
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Here are links to three stories currently in the blog:
1. “What you need to know about health-care deadlines”— last updated 1/09, 12:58 PM: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/healthcarecheckup/2014/01/09/what-you-need-to-know-about-health-care-deadlines/
1. “Medicaid enrollment meeting goals, private insurance falling short“ — last updated 1/07, 09:36 PM: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/healthcarecheckup/2014/01/07/medicaid-enrollment-meeting-goals-private-insurance-falling-short/
3. “State files to change Medicaid policy to recover only long-term care costs “ — Last updated 12/31, 06:37 PM: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/healthcarecheckup/2013/12/31/state-files-to-change-medicaid-policy-to-recover-only-long-term-care-costs/