Tag Archives: Long-Term Care

Opening Day Woe and Initiative Weal: Washington State LTC Opt-Out a Bust, But Initiative Gathers Steam

For months, Washington employees have been waiting to file for exemption from the WA Cares Fund. For months, it was said that the online exemption tool would launch October 1, 2021. And so far, Washington employees will continue to wait. The online tool is not working, and at present there is no estimation for when

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Defending Free Choice

A letter from Dr. Ed Schweitzer, President and Founder of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories August 18, 2021 I established www.fairfreeflatopen.com this morning to fulfill a particular need to defend our freedom to choose insurance options regarding long-term care. In 2019, Washington state voters voted 63 to 37 percent to repeal the Long-Term Care Act. This was

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Washington’s Long-Term Care Act

On August 17, 2021, Dr. Edmund Schweitzer appeared on “The Commute with Carlson” radio show, hosted by John Carlson on KVI 570 to discuss Washington State’s new Long-Term Care Act. This Act takes away Washingtonians’ freedom to choose how they will pay for any future long-term care needs. Click here to read Dr. Schweitzer’s open

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