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The Plan for a Healthier Washington

​Ready to work together for a Healthier Washington

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Why Healthier Washington?

Healthier Washington will help people experience better health throughout their lives and receive betterand more affordablecare when they need it. A unique multi-agency effort supported by federal funding, Washington's state agencies are working with the public and private sectors toward:

  • Building healthier communities through a collaborative regional approach.
  • Integrating how we meet physical and behavioral health needs so that health care focuses on the whole person.
  • Improving how we pay for services by rewarding quality over quantity.

Upcoming webinars and meetings

  • ​Community Transformation Touch Base: Monday July 25, 1 to 2 p.m. Register to join the call.

  • Health Innovation Leadership Network: Friday, July 29, 9 a.m. to noon at Cambia Grove in Seattle. Register for the webinar.
  • Medicaid Transformation Waiver Update: Thursday, August 4, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register​ for the webinar.
  • Paying for Value webinar series: Care Transformation: Monday, August 8, 1 to 2 p.m. Register for the webinar​.


News and updates

  • HCA's value-based purchasing road map describes the path and commitment going forward to shift state health care purchasing to value-based. Value-based Road Map
  • To help our state better track health workforce changes, Healthier Wasington has supported development of a Sentinel Network. Read our feedback network announcement for more information.
  • Our June monthly newsletter discusses how HCA is leading our state towards value-based health care, and shows how our different initiative areas are helping to make that happen.