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  • Washington State Launches Online Tool To Compare Prices for…

    Washington joins five other states in providing consumer-friendly data about health care cost, quality in their communities. If you or a loved one needed knee replacement surgery, would you want to know which surgeon in your community has the highest rating for quality of care? Would you like to know

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  • America’s elderly losing $37B a year to fraud schemes

      Elder financial abuse is a type of elder abuse in which misappropriation of financial resources or abusive use of financial control, in the context of a relationship where there is an expectation of trust, causes harm to an older person. See below:            

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  • 2018 DSHS Town Hall Meetings With Sec Cheryl Strange

    Secretary Cheryl Strange is hosting Town Hall Meetings for our service providers. Vendors, partners and stakeholders are being invited statewide. She wants to know what DSHS is doing well, what the agency can do better, and what is important to our partners as we work together to transform lives.  

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