Initiative 2124 (I-2124) – Optional Long-Term Care Insurance

Bill brief
Health Care Taxes & Fees 

I-2124 allows an employee or self-employed person to opt in or opt out of the WA Cares Fund at any time.
I-2124 maintains all other provisions of the WA Cares Fund for those who choose to opt in to the program. This includes the tax of $0.58 per $100 of an employee’s earnings, the lifetime maximum benefit of $36,500 (adjusted annually by no more than the Consumer Price Index), and the requirements to access the benefits.

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