Liias' long-term care bills signed by Gov. Inslee
Last updated 4/6/2022 at 11:03am
Two bills intended to protect vulnerable seniors and ensure access to long-term care services and supports have been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Both bills were sponsored by Sen. Marko Liias (D-Everett).
SB 5508 ensures that Washingtonians who pay for private long-term care insurance can receive benefits when they are needed most. The legislation aligns state law with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Act to ensure the Guaranty Fund will remain solvent in the long term.
“This is an important step to make sure Washingtonians are receiving the private l...