This week the Washington Health Benefit Exchange Policy Committee, Operations Committee and the Navigator Technical Advisory Committee will all be having meetings. As usual, the meetings will be open to the public, with the following information provided today via email: (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Policy Leadership’
The Oregon Health Authority has reviewed and provisionally certified 11 of 14 applications for Coordinated Care Organizations, the first steps toward completion of a revamped Oregon Health Plan. (more…)
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board Operations Committee held a meeting in Seattle yesterday to discuss the Exchange entity, IT, self-sustainability and premium aggregation. The Exchange has been weighing two different approaches to the handling of premium aggregation, which received much of the meetings attention. (more…)
The Washington State Health Benefit Exchange has named the Washington Health Care Authority’s (HCA) previous assistant director for health policy, Richard K. Onizuka, PH.D., as their new CEO, according to a news release from the HCA. The Exchange must be in place by January 1, 2014, and has received $23 million in federal grants for the implementation process including things like public education and the development of IT systems. (more…)
Sen. David Frockt (D-46), Senate Health and Long Term Care Chair Sen. Karen Keiser (D-33) and House Health and Wellness Chair Rep. Eileen Cody (D-34) speak on the panel discussion last week “Policy Leadership: Democrats.” TVW has the tape here.
Sen. Cheryl Pflug (R-5), House Minority Whip Rep. Bill Hinkle (R-13) and Rep. Barbara Bailey (R-10) joined us at our 2012 Washington State event last week. TVW has the session posted online.