news-health-care-postThe Washington State Health Care Authority will send trainers on the road this month to offer free classes in how to assist applicants for an expansion in Medicaid/Apple Health that will add up to 325,000 new clients next year under the Affordable Care Act.

The one-day training sessions will include a working lunch for all attendees. The training is intended to prepare health providers, clinics, hospitals or other community-based organizations. The closest sessions to the Methow Valley are in Wenatchee on Aug. 30 and in Okanogan on Sept. 27.

Potential attendees need to register soon. Visit to get an application and email it to