WSHA, members go to D.C. for Rural Advocacy Days

WSHA staff and hospital members recently returned from Washington, D.C., after a successful trip advocating for hospitals during Rural Advocacy Days!... Read More >>

WSHA updates hospital and law enforcement guide to health care-related disclosures

WSHA is pleased to announce an updated version of our hospital and law enforcement guide to health care-related disclosure. ... Read More >>

New laws address heath care staffing agency transparency and workforce shortage

We are excited for two new laws to take effect that will address hospital staffing... Read More >>

Medicaid redetermination in Washington: July data and CMS letter

WSHA continues to monitor the Medicaid redetermination process with the Health Care Authority (HCA) releasing July data in their Apple Health client eligibility dashboard.... Read More >>

OIC Asks for Feedback on Balance Billing Law & Federal Court Puts Hold on No Surprises Act Arbitration

WSHA recently responded to a request for information regarding whether the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner should extend the state’s own dispute resolution process under the state’s Balance Billing... Read More >>

CMS Finalizes FY 2024 Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payment Rule

On August 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) published its final inpatient prospective payment system hospital rule for federal fiscal year 2024. The provisions of the rule... Read More >>

HCA Releases Details on Legislatively Funded Medicaid Provider Rate Increases.

The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) recently released an overview, table, and FAQs regarding legislatively mandated Medicaid provider rate increases authorized in the 2023-25 state operating budget effective January... Read More >>

Governor complex/difficult-to-discharge taskforce – workgroup opportunities and pilot program

The governor’s office has appointed a statewide Complex Discharge Task Force established during the 2023 legislative session.... Read More >>

Initial Medicaid redetermination data in Washington State

The Health Care Authority (HCA), with the Health Benefit Exchange and Department of Social and Health Services has released data from May and June related to disenrollment from the Apple Health program.... Read More >>

Nurse Licensure Compact employer reporting form now available

As previously reported, Washington officially joined the multistate Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) on July 24.... Read More >>

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