Health Care Authority Updates
The Healthier Washington Inititiave is currently recruiting volunteer health care employers for a project that will help track Washington's rapidly changing health workforce. As a Sentinel, you will:
- Help ensure the state’s health workforce is prepared to respond to changes in the healthcare environment.
- Get access to current and actionable information about emerging workforce needs.
- Compare your organization’s experiences and emerging workforce demand trends with similar employer groups.
To become a Sentinel, or for more information, visit www.wtb.wa.gov/HealthSentinel, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supportive Housing Webinar:
Initiative 3 of the global Medicaid waiver includes targeted community supports for supportive housing and supportive employment services. This webinar is an opportunity to hear from national experts on the importance of addressing homelessness and long-term unemployment as we prepare to address whole health. Register for the July 25, 8:30 a.m. webinar here.
Global Medicaid Waiver Webinar:
The next Medicaid Transformation webinar will be Thursday, Aug. 4,
from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This webinar will include updates on negotiations with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and each of the waiver's three initiatives. Register to participate here. Read about the Medicaid Transformation waiver here.
Plan for Improving Population Health:
The Healthier Washington Plan for Improving Population Health team is currently developing a Roadmap
website, to be released August 9th. Danette York, Director of Lewis County Public Health, serves as CPAA representative on the Plan for Improving Population Health
Advisory Work Group.