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Washington’s long-term care program delayed

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced an 18-month delay in the implementation of the state’s long-term care program. The two bills…

COVID-19 tests now available for free from state and federal gov’t (Updated 1/21/22)

UPDATE: People can now order free at-home COVID-19 tests from both the state and federal governments. Free tests from the…

Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate for larger employers

The US Supreme Court today voted 6-3 to block the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate. The mandate required vaccines or weekly…

Should you withhold long-term care premiums Jan. 1?

** UPDATED 12/30/2021 ** Many of you likely saw the news reports that Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative leaders were…

Good news! Group long-term care coverage still available

Over the last several months, BIAW has been sharing information about the state’s new long-term care tax to support the WA Cares long-term…

Deadline looming: Group long-term care coverage opportunity extended to Oct. 10

All W-2 employees must have a long-term care insurance option in place by Nov. 1, 2021—or prepare to pay for…