ICHS in the News

Below is a selection of recent press coverage about our organization, medical services, community benefit and health advocacy activities, as well as health care updates featured in leading newspapers and publications.

 

Clinic starts youth program in Shoreline
Real Change, September,7 2016

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2015

Monastrial will supervise at ICHS

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Still uninsured? It’s not too late, ICHS can help with ‘Obamacare’
The International Examiner, February 3, 2014

While Washington has a higher number of enrollees in its state exchange program compared to other states, many people have reported issues accessing and navigating the online marketplace known as Healthplanfinder (wahealthplanfinder.org). For many Asian Pacific Americans in Seattle’s International District, the challenges have been magnified due to language barriers and unfamiliarity with the new system.
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Nakano named to Washington Health Benefit Exchange board
Northwest Asian Weekly, February 3, 2014

As a member of the board, Hiroshi Nakano said in a statement that he wants “to make sure that the Exchange stays responsive to the consumer and provides the broadest possible access to the public, especially to vulnerable and underserved populations and those who have difficulty accessing the website.”
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Asian Pacific Islander Coalition outlines legislative agenda
The International Examiner, February 1, 2014

Members of the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) have taken the stance on several pressing issues which included API related interests pertaining to minimum wage, education, paid sick leave, and healthcare.
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2013

Immigrant service providers frustrated with Healthplanfinder site
The Seattle Globalist, December 17, 2013

ICHS unveils mobile dental clinic this December
The Capitol Hill Times, December 11, 2013

District gives Seattle World School a permanent home
Northwest Asian Weekly, November 29, 2013

‘Obamacare’: Organizations help Washington state APIs overcome language barriers, indecision
The International Examiner, November 7, 2013

Time to Talk: APIs comprise half of all people with Hepatitis B in the U.S.
International Examiner, October 18, 2013

ICHS to help Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese speakers with health care enrollment
Northwest Asian Weekly, October 11, 2013