What's the Story on Medicaid Expansion?
- Current Status: Expanding Medicaid
- Key Info: Governor Jay Inslee (D), newly elected in 2013, is a strong advocate for Medicaid expansion in Washington. In June 2013, the Governor, with the support of the Democratic-led Legislature, enacted the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. This move is expected to extend coverage to an additional 117,000 Washingtonians.