The Community Health Network of Washington works to raise awareness and educate the public about health care and policy issues that affect community health centers, our patients and the programs that serve them. The following media stories feature health center priorities.

2013 Media

December 29, 2013 - Capitol Hill clinic offers alternative to expensive ER visit (King 5)

December 15, 2013 - Inslee seeks more health privatization (The Olympian)

November 8, 2013 - The Obamacare Sign-Ups No One Is Talking About (Huffington Post)

September 23, 2013 - Does Obamacare help with a man's $1 million medical bill? (myNorthwest.com)

September 21, 2013 - Chronic illness puts Ballard couple near financial edge (Seattle Times)

September 21, 2013 - Long wait for referral and scheduling for biopsy (Seattle Times)

August 29, 2013 - Effort aims to expand health plan choices (The Columbian)

August 24, 2013 - State readies for launch of health insurance exchange (The Olympian)

August 23, 2013 - Editorial: Extend deadline to draw in more health insurers (Seattle Times)

August 14, 2013 - Falling Short of Obamacare's Goals in Washington state (Seattle Times)

July 27, 2013 - Enrolling healthy, young adults crucial to success of new health-care law (Seattle Times)

July 05, 2013 - Viewpoint: Medicaid expansion helps small employers (Puget Sound Business Journal)

June 20, 2013 - Health care access hit if budget doesn't pass (The Olympian)

June 17, 2013 - Washington Legislature begins second special session (The Seattle Times)

June 14, 2013 - BUDGET: Shutdown would disrupt critical services (The News Tribune)

June 06, 2013 - Hopes for dental coverage in Legislature special session | Letter (Redmond Reporter)

June 05, 2013 - Washington Selects Community Groups To Promote Health Exchange (KUOW)

June 04, 2013 - Letter | Hopes for dental coverage in Legislature special session (Mercer Island Reporter)

May 19, 2013 - Guest Column: Dental care is as essential as medical care (The Daily News)

May 15, 2013 - Budget: Restoring dental coverage is win-win (The News Tribune)

May 06, 2013 - Op Ed: State should provide basic dental care for low-income adults (Seattle Times)

April 08, 2013 - Why is it hard to give away free health insurance? (KPLU.org)

April 03, 2013 - Democrats splinter at GOP-crafted Senate budget (seattlepi.com)

April 03, 2013 - Washington's Medicaid Expansion to Yield Net Benefit: Overall Reduction of Uninsured, Health-Care Costs on the Horizon (International Examiner)

March 28, 2013 - Sen. Cantwell: Washington State is Model for Federal Basic Health Plan (The SunBreak)

March 28, 2013 - Senator comes to Capitol Hill's Country Doctor to announce progress on affordable health care (Capitol Hill Seattle Blog)

March 26, 2013 - #Medicaid4WA - Why Medicaid Expansion is good for Washington (Youtube.com)

March 22, 2013 - Community health centers hope Medicaid expansion will replace deep funding cuts (Puget Sound Business Journal)

February 27, 2013 - Medicaid expansion: an offer we should not refuse | GUEST OP (Kent Reporter)

February 24, 2013 - Editorial: Expanding Medicaid is best option (goskagit.com)

February 22, 2013 - Expand Medicaid to save dollars and lives (Bellevue Reporter)

February 21, 2013 - Letters to the editor: Does Medicaid expansion consider the number of doctors?" (The Seattle Times)

February 19, 2013 - Letter to the Editor | Medicaid expansion a great deal (Kitsap Sun)

February 18, 2013 - Editorial: Ensure Washington state Medicaid expansion (The Seattle Times)

February 14, 2013 - Letter to the editor: Says Medicaid expansion makes sense (Bellingham Herald)

February 13, 2013 - The Doctor Will See You Now (The Washington Bus)

February 01, 2013 - Editorial: For Medicaid expansion (Everett Herald)

January 31, 2013 - Medicaid expansion: Do the math (The Seattle Times)

January 31, 2013 - Medicaid providers counting on coverage (Yakima Herald)

January 21, 2013 - Spokane Health Organizers Hope Medicaid Expansion Is Approved In State (Audio: KPBX)

January 13, 2013 - Lawmakers must accept Medicaid expansion (The Olympian)