The Washington House of Representatives passed the second substitute to house bill 1087 on April 23, 2019. The bill establishes the creation of a long-term care insurance benefit for all eligible Washington employees. The bill establishes this insurance benefit for lack of long-term care services being covered under Medicare and becoming increasingly expensive for seniors. In addition to the long-term care insurance benefit, the bill establishes a long-term services and supports commission, long-term services and supports council, a long-term services and supports trust account, and an employment security department . . .
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