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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Accepting Public Comments Medicaid Transformation Demonstration Waiver

Read the application and learn more about these and other public comment opportunities.

Aug. 3 - Lakewood and Everett

Aug. 4 - Yakima and Tri-Cities

Aug. 5 - Spokane

First-timers' Guide to 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.

Need to enroll in Apple Health (Medicaid)? Go to:


 News Releases

Accountable Communities of Health announced 7-8-15
Accountable Care Programs announced 6-8-15
Gov proclaims Diabetes Alert Day 3-24-15
Dr. Straley named Bree Collaborative chair 3-4-15
Health technologies selected for review 2-9-15
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