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Douglas Hoey

Washington state OKs provider status

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A law described as the first of its kind in the nation to require health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers has been signed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The landmark law, ESSB 5557, was sponsored by Sen. Linda Parlette, who is also a registered pharmacist. Until now, health insurance