The state is seeking strategic changes within Medicaid to allow us to move toward a healthier Washington. In order to proceed with any changes, it is working on an agreement with the federal government, a Section 1115 waiver, that will allow us to test new and innovative approaches to providing health coverage and care.
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Announcement: A statewide series of public meetings will be held to give Healthier Washington staff and the public a chance to engage, ask questions, and offer comments about the recently signed Medicaid Transformation Project demonstration. Upcoming forums:
- Tuesday, March 28: Forum wrap-up webinar - Register online to attend
Through a five-year demonstration, this proposal includes three initiatives aimed at improving how we take care of individuals to better address local health priorities, deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that treats the whole person, and create linkages between clinical and community-based services. Read 10 things you need to know about the demonstration.
The Health Care Authority (HCA) has prepared a timeline that shows the implementation activities for the Medicaid Transformation Demonstration. View timeline.
Transforming the Medicaid delivery system within each region to care for the whole person and use resources more wisely through Accountable Communities of Health. Learn more about Transformation Projects.
Providing our most vulnerable populations with the targeted supports to get and stay healthy. Learn more about Foundational Community Supports and Services.