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Health Care Final 02-18-10
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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 Income5.3% 6.0% DSHSUntil recently, Washington's per capita personal income continued to grow at a faster rate than DSHS medical programs per capita expenditure growth rate. Data is through FY 08.

 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.
9.2 - Basic Plan Health Cost 9.4% (budgeted)4.2%HCAThe subsidized 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.