Washington State Federally Recognized Tribes

Federally Recognized Tribes are eligible for partial reimbursement for the time their staff spend performing Medicaid administrative activities.

Eligible activities include:

  • Assisting individuals in applying for or renewing Medicaid
  • Providing information, or explaining about the Medicaid program and covered services
  • Assisting individuals in accessing Medicaid covered services.

Tribal staff participate in a quarterly Random Moment Time Study to determine the amount of time they spend performing Medicaid administrative activities. ForHealth Consulting at UMass Chan Medical School operates the web-based time study. The school is available to provide system related technical assistance as needed.

The Health Care Authority manages the Federally Recognized Tribes Medicaid Administrative Claiming Program and is responsible for oversight and monitoring of the program. The Health Care Authority is available to provide program assistance as needed.

Random Moment Time Study (RMTS)

University of Massachusetts Medical School Random Moment Time Study for Washington State

Billing and required documents

Manuals and guides


Important information


Tyron Nixon
Program specialist
Email: Tyron.nixon@hca.wa.gov
Phone: 360-725-1894
Mailing address:
Medicaid Outreach Section
P.O. Box 45530
Olympia, WA 98504-5530

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Phone: 1-800-535-6741 option 6
Mailing address:
Center for Health Care Financing
33 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545