WSHA submits four global waiver proposals to state

January 21, 2016

Last Friday, WSHA submitted four global waiver proposals to the state Health Care Authority (HCA) on ways to transform Medicaid and improve care for patients. HCA released a broad call for proposals to assist in identifying areas the state will pursue in a global waiver to draw down $3 billion from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The state could receive upwards of 100 proposals. WSHA’s proposals include:

The next steps are a public comment period, and then HCA will narrow down the project proposals to a small menu and negotiate with CMS. Click here to view the HCA’s website listing the received proposals. (Chelene Whiteaker)


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