Every child should have health coverage. As a state we’ve made tremendous progress. In early 2007 Governor Gregoire signed the Cover All Kids law. It phases in comprehensive health insurance options under the umbrella of Apple Health for Kids. Watch this video to see the impact Apple Health for Kids is having on kids and families across the state.
Cover All Kids
Cover All Kids update and look ahead to 2008
This chart provides a detailed review of SB 5093 - the Cover All Kids law - which resulted in the creation of the Apple Health for Kids program.
2008 Legislative Agenda in Spanish
2008 Legislative Agenda
SCHIP Reauthorization must include Washington State's Priorities - use this sample letter
Gregoire sues feds over rule that would increase the number of low-income children without health coverage.
A Detailed Review of WA's Cover All Kids Law - updated in December, 2009.
The Health Coalition for Children and Youth took a unified stand on SCHIP Reauthorization - Read the position paper
Read a summary of the Cover All Kids bill here.
Washington plan among best in the nation for kids.
Read our clear, concise summary of what the Cover All Kids Law means to Washington State.
Broad coalition joins in support of House passage of historic legislation.
Leaders of the state's three children's hospitals to testify in support
Governor's budget would expand children's health coverage
New data show 23% decrease in number of uninsured children
Tens of thousands of children will have to wait for health care