For years, WA State required all health agencies, including birth hospitals, to report to DOH all babies who were exposed to drug or alcohol use, as the DOH called it, substance-exposed infants. Now that rule has gone away.
WA State Department of Children, Youth and Families adopts new procedures
The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) now has issued new guidelines for dealing wit
A bill that popped up in the Washington State Senate last week illustrates how the recent State Supreme Court ruling on the capital gains tax has opened the door for other similar 'excise' taxes.
Two Democrat Senators pushing hospita...
(Seattle, WA) -- Washington state hospitals are struggling financially. According to the latest financial survey, hospitals across the state lost nearly two-billion dollars in the first half of 2022. The survey shows operating revenue increased by four-percent in the first six months of this year compared to 2021, but expenses went up by 11-percent over the same time period. The Washington St