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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Jun 18, 2018 In The News
Congress should keep trying to improve, not sabotage, Obamacare, which made health care available and somewhat affordable for millions.
Jun 8, 2018 Page
Medicare is issuing new cards to beneficiaries in order to help protect their identities. These new cards will no longer display your Social Security number. Instead, you'll be given a new Medicare number that’s unique to you.
Jun 4, 2018 In The News
The proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019 prompted Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) to released the following statement:
Jun 4, 2018 In The News
Eleven health insurers, in 74 health plans proposed for Washington's 2019 health insurance market, would increase rates by an average of 19.08 percent.
Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the announcement of the proposed increases in individual market premium rates for 2019, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement:

Mar 23, 2018 In The News
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., along with nine of her Congressional colleagues sent a letter to the U.S Senate Appropriations Committee advocating for funding to combat the opioid crisis in Indian Country.
Feb 14, 2018 In The News
Pierce County sued manufacturers of prescription opioids last Thursday, the day before politicians with various county constituencies joined professionals from the fields of healthcare, education and substance abuse at an invitation-only summit meeting on the issue of opiod abuse.
Jan 31, 2018 In The News
Some of the biggest names in Pierce County and Washington state politics will gather Friday at the University of Washington Tacoma for an “opioid summit” to discuss efforts to address the related crisis facing the county and the region.
Oct 6, 2017 Page

If you’re a Washington resident, Washington Healthplanfinder is your guide to shop around for and buy the health or dental plan that best fits your needs.

This year, open enrollment will run from November 1, 2017 until January 15, 2018. You must sign up by December 15, 2017 to receive coverage by January 1, 2018.

Resources to explore your coverage options:

Sep 26, 2017 In The News
GoodTherapy.org shares with the United Way a devotion to educating and empowering people to form connections. On September 22, 2017, our team closed the office and participated in the 25th annual United Way Day of Caring in Thurston County. The largest day of volunteering in the county, this year’s Day of Caring involved over 1,500 people from local businesses, schools, and clubs.