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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.

Learn more about the Universal Health Care Work Group!

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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/registration Materials Additional information
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1-4 p.m.

The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom.

There are two ways to participate:

  1. If you just want to observe, you can watch the meeting live on TVW.
  2. If you wish to provide public comment, register for the meeting and select:
    • I am a member of the public observing the meeting.
    • Yes, I wish to provide public comment.

 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1-4 p.m. Meeting will be held virtually on Zoom    
Thursday, October 29, 2020 1-4 p.m. Meeting will be held virtually on Zoom    
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 1-4 p.m. Meeting will be held virtually on Zoom    

Past meetings

Date

Time

Location

Materials

Additional information
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1-4 p.m. Meeting was held virtually
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1-4 p.m. Meeting was held virtually
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1-5 p.m. CANCELED This meeting was 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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