Health care and family If the waiver is approved, around 105,000 Washington residents would get new access to health care starting in 2024.

More Washington state residents may soon be eligible for health insurance. The Washington state health insurance marketplace recently filed an Affordable Care Act waiver application with the federal government seeking to alter certain ACA requirements in the Evergreen State, according to the Seattle Times. In particular, the state government is hoping to remove the current ACA requirement that bans undocumented immigrants from buying health insurance through the state marketplace. If the waiver is approved, residents without a fixed address or legal status will be able to get health insurance, according to The Center Square.

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