Health Care Authority

Coordinated health care, with quality results, at the lowest cost

The Washington State Health Care Authority purchases health care for more than 2 million Washingtonians through two programs — Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) and the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Program. We work with partners to help ensure Washingtonians have access to better health and better care at a lower cost. Learn more about HCA

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Washington Apple Health (Medicaid)

Now that you've enrolled in Apple Health, what's next?

Part 1: Get started and find answers to basic questions. Available in nine languages.

Part 2: Tips on getting started with your medical provider. Available in nine languages.

Healthier Washington

Healthier Washington will deliver better health, better care and lower costs.

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 News Releases

DSHS Media Release Health Homes 1-26-16New
More than 12,000 PEBB members choose new high-quality medical
HCA announces plan to provide whole-person care in SW Washington
HCA launches new system for School-Based Medicaid Administrative Claiming program 10-2-15
HCA Seeks Medicaid Transformation Waiver 8-25-15
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