Washington

2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Washington Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Washington NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Washington operates a separate CHIP program, […]

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  • In 2010, Chapter 220, Laws of 2010 RCW 70.54.420 directed the Washington Health Care Authority to “appoint a lead organization by January 1, 2011, to support at least one integrated health care delivery system and one network of nonintegrated community health care providers in establishing two distinct accountable care organization (ACO) pilot projects.” The Health […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Washington
  • In Washington, OneHealthPort will lead the overall HIE effort in Washington (development of policies, standards, business models, pricing) but will report to the legislature. The Washington Health Care Authority (HCA) will administer HITECH funds. A qualified not-for-profit will review and approve utility pricing and security/privacy policies, as well as monitor HCA HITECH grant implementation.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Washington
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Washington
  • BACKGROUND In May 2007, the Washington State Legislature passed health reform legislation (Chapter 259, Laws of 2007, SB 5930), calling for payment reform, a shared decision-making demonstration project, and the establishment of the Washington State Quality Forum within the Washington State Health Care Authority. The HCA is a state agency that oversees seven health care […]

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    May 19, 2009 | Filed under: Washington
  • The Washington State Department of Health instituted a reporting requirement for adverse events in 1999. Legislation was enacted in 2006 to codify reporting of adverse events.  The legislation requires the establishment of an adverse health event and incident reporting system designed to facilitate quality improvement in the health care system, improve patient safety, and decrease […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Washington
  • The ABCD project in Washington used multiple approaches to facilitate improvement in the provision of early child health and development services.  Through pilot efforts in three counties and a statewide initiative, the project focused on linking existing developmental health services for children and families, improving EPSDT screening rates, reviewing and promoting the use of developmental […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Washington