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Universal Health Care Work Group

In 2019, the Washington State Legislature directed Health Care Authority (HCA) to convene a work group study. The purpose of the study is to provide recommendations to the Legislature  on how to create, implement, maintain, and fund a universal health care system.

View our report update to the Legislature and provide public comment!  

Read our preliminary report, submitted to the Legislature in November 2019.

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Members

Universal Health Care Work Group members were selected to serve based on their experiences, perspectives, and role in health care. Learn more about the members by viewing the roster.

Charter

Review the charter to learn about the work group, the charge of the work group and their roles and responsibilities, meeting guidelines, and more.

Meetings and materials

Work group meetings are public meetings, with an opportunity for public comment at the end of each meeting. Public comments are an integral part of our work, so we encourage people to attend and share their input.

Date Time Location and participation options Materials Additional information
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1-4 p.m.

Meeting was held virtually

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1-5 p.m.

Capital Event Center
Pacific/Grays/Thurston Conference Rooms
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512

   
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1-5 p.m. Capital Event Center
Pacific/Grays/Thurston Conference Rooms
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
   
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1-5 p.m. Thurston County Fairgrounds
Thurston Expo Center
3054 Carpenter Road SE
Lacey, WA 98503
   

Past meetings

Date

Time

Location

Materials

Additional information
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1-5 p.m. CANCELED This meeting is canceled.  
Friday, February 7, 2020 1-5 p.m. Thurston County Fairgrounds
Thurston Expo Center
3054 Carpenter Road SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Date

Time

Location

Materials

Additional information
Monday, December 9, 2019 1-5 p.m. Legislative Building, Columbia Room (Room 119)
416 Sid Snyder Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501

Friday, September 20, 2019

1-5 p.m.

Legislative Building, Columbia Room (Room 119)
416 Sid Snyder Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501

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