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Health Care Final 11-16-11
Healthy State
Action Plan
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 8.0 - Department of Social and Health Services Cost

8.1 - Growth in DSHS Medical Program Costs Compared to Washington's Personal Income-0.4% -5.8% DSHSIn 2010, DSHS medical programs per capita cost decreased by 5.8% compared to .4% decrease in Washington per capita cost. Caseload is among the many factors that influence cost growth. Data through SFY 2010. Annual update in the 3rd Qtr.

 9.0 - Health Care Authority Cost

9.1 - Rate of PEBB Premium Increase Compared to National benchmark6.4 %0.2%HCAThe CY2010 composite rate increase for Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) participating health plans is 0.2% compared with a 7.9% increase for CY 2009. Annual update in the 4th Qtr.
9.2 - Basic Plan Health Cost 9.4% (budgeted)4.2%HCASubsidized cost for Basic Health increased 4.2% in calendar year 2009 compared to 8.2% in 2008. For 2010, the subsidized cost for Basic Health is projected to decrease 37.4% in calendar year 2010 from 2009. Data as of August 2009. Annual measure.