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Updates to the Governing Board, Public Hospital Seat 2

NCACH Governing Board Member, Kevin Abel, CEO of Lake Chelan Community Hospital, has announced his resignation from the Board, effective March 5, 2018. A founding Board Member, Kevin most recently served as the Vice-Chair of the Board, and was instrumental to the formation of the NCACH governance structure. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Abel) Recalling his [...]

By | 2018-02-20T09:29:25+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Board & Staff|Comments Off on Updates to the Governing Board, Public Hospital Seat 2

NCACH Director honored with Senate Resolution

OLYMPIA -- February 14, 2018 NCACH Executive Director, Senator Linda Evans Parlette, received an unexpected surprise during a visit to Capitol Hill this week -- a Senate Resolution in her honor! On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Senate Resolution 8708 was passed, honoring Senator Parlette's twenty year career in Washington State Senate. Sponsors of the resolution [...]

By | 2018-10-17T09:36:11+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH Director honored with Senate Resolution

NCACH earns 100% of project funds from Health Care Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 16, 2018 State Funds North Central ACH's Transformation Plan East Wenatchee, WA -- The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) was notified that our project plan for the Healthier Washington Medicaid Transformation Delivery System Reform had met or exceeded the criteria in all sub-sections and projects, receiving 100 percent [...]

By | 2018-02-16T13:27:23+00:00 February 16th, 2018|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH earns 100% of project funds from Health Care Authority

HCA updates Value-based Roadmap, launches webinar series

Released by Washington State Health Care Authority, January 12, 2018. Read full announcement here The state Health Care Authority (HCA) has produced a revised Value-based Roadmap to set the stage for health care transformation in 2018. The Roadmap describes HCA’s value-based purchasing (VBP) goals, delivery system transformation strategies, innovation successes to-date, and future plans to [...]

By | 2018-02-08T14:39:12+00:00 February 8th, 2018|HCA Updates|Comments Off on HCA updates Value-based Roadmap, launches webinar series

Meet NCACH’s newest team member

We are pleased to welcome a new member of the NCACH team, Sherrill Castrodale! Hailing from Grand Coulee, Sherill will be volunteering her time as an intern, and will be researching the evidence-based approaches provided in the Demonstration Toolkit that support Transitional Care and Diversion Interventions, as well as assist with any other research needs [...]

By | 2018-02-06T15:41:07+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Board & Staff|Comments Off on Meet NCACH’s newest team member

Save the Date! 2018 Annual Summit date announced

Please Save the Date for our biggest event of the year! Friday, April 20, 2018 Wenatchee, WA A conference to share, inspire, and activate community members and stakeholders in North Central Washington's Medicaid Transformation. Hear NCACH Workgroups report progress on health care transformation project implementation across Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties. Find out about [...]

By | 2018-02-06T15:22:00+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Save the Date! 2018 Annual Summit date announced

“Improving Care for people enrolled in Washington’s Apple Health”

Released January 11, 2018 from the Washington State Health Care Authority: Improving care for people enrolled in Washington’s Apple Health (Medicaid) How will the Medicaid Transformation Project improve care in Washington State? A few years ago, the Washington Health Care Authority (HCA) started looking for new ways to improve the care given to Apple Health [...]

By | 2018-01-16T13:03:51+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Improving Care for people enrolled in Washington’s Apple Health”

Governing Board Updates – January 2018

NCACH recently welcomed two new members onto our Governing Board: Michelle Price, Superintendent of the North Central Educational Service District 171, was elected onto the Governing Board in December 2017. Michelle represents the education sector, and we are excited to incorporate her expertise and leadership into the work that NCACH is doing. Michelle Price, Ed.D. [...]

By | 2018-01-11T07:51:59+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Board & Staff, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Governing Board Updates – January 2018
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