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Q&A: Leanne Berge on working toward health equity in Washington State

Michael Goldberg | Sep 10, 2020 | Washington

Premera, Regence, CHPW support reimbursement mechanism in public option bill

| Apr 16, 2019 | Washington

Premera Blue Cross, Regence Blue Shield and Community Health Plan of Washington have told Senators they now support the reimbursement mechanism included in the public option legislation, SB 5526.  This follows changes made to the bill in the House, which moved the bill off the floor last Wednesday. In a...[ Read More ]

CHPW is one of only four plans selected across the country to participate in demonstration to better understand effectiveness of patient-centered care management

| Sep 24, 2018 | Washington

Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), Washington’s only not-for-profit health plan offering managed care to Apple Health and Medicare members, today announced an effort in partnership with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to test an approach to measuring individual outcomes. The Person-Driven Outcome Measurement demonstration project aims to...[ Read More ]

CHPW Welcomes New CEO, Leanne Berge

| Dec 8, 2016 | Washington

Community Health Plan of Washington and the Community Health Network of Washington are extremely pleased to announce that Leanne Berge, a leader in public health with significant safety net health plan experience, assumed the role as the organizations’ new Chief Executive Officer at the start of this month. Berge was selected...[ Read More ]

WA: CHPW Contracts with IT Vendor Dell, Aiming for Growth

| Mar 21, 2014 | Washington

Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) announced this week it has selected Dell Services and ikaSystems to help streamline its administrative processes so that it can grow its membership and lower operational costs. CHPW offers a variety of Medicare and Medicaid coverage options to approximately 300,000 Washington residents.  The not-for-profit health plan is also offering...[ Read More ]

WA: Mental Health Integration Takes Center Stage in Senate

DJ Wilson | Jan 23, 2014 | Washington

The Senate Ways & Means Committee held a work session today on the question of integration of medical and mental health purchasing. The two-hour session included a presentation from committee staff.  The presentation highlighted how clients from the DSHS/RSN mental health system are also often clients in the HCA/medical system.  Although...[ Read More ]

Premera and LifeWise Lead QHP Enrollments in Washington

| Jan 23, 2014 | Washington

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange released a comprehensive data report on Jan. 23 that provides the most detailed information to date about enrollments in coverage through Healthplanfinder from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2013. By the end of 2013, more than 67,000 individuals had enrolled in qualified health plans (QHPs)...[ Read More ]