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Medicaid transformation

The state is leading strategic changes within Medicaid, allowing us to move toward a healthier Washington. The Medicaid transformation project demonstration is an agreement with the federal government which allows us to test new and innovative approaches to providing health coverage and care.

Announcement: Materials recently submitted to CMS can be found on our Resources page.

Recent updates

What is the Medicaid transformation demonstration?

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 demonstration. View timeline.

What are the three initiatives under the demonstration?

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.

Expanding options for people receiving long-term services and supports so they can stay at home and delay or avoid the need for more intensive services, and supporting families in caring for loved ones while increasing the well-being of caregivers. Learn more about Long-term Services and Supports.

Providing our most vulnerable populations with the targeted supports to get and stay healthy. Learn more about Foundational Community Supports and Services.