Exploring Value Based Purchasing in North Central

At the April 1st Governing Board meeting, the Washington State Health Care Authority’s (HCA) J.D. Fischer and Rachel Quinn came to North Central Washington to present on Washington State’s Value Based Purchasing (VBP) and Rural Multi Payer Model projects. The room was packed with providers interested in learning more about the current state of VBP [...]

By |2019-05-09T14:08:06-07:00May 9th, 2019|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on Exploring Value Based Purchasing in North Central

NCACH Governing Board approves funding for local health initiatives, to be managed by the Coalitions for Health Improvement

December 3, 2018 --  NCACH's Governing Board passed a motion allocating $450,000 to be invested in local and regional health initiatives in 2019. Project criteria and funding allocations will be managed by NCACH's three Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHIs). Funding is intended to strengthen community-clinical linkages, address the social determinants of health, reduce barriers to [...]

By |2018-12-05T16:22:33-08:00December 5th, 2018|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH Governing Board approves funding for local health initiatives, to be managed by the Coalitions for Health Improvement

Bridging the gaps between the community and the clinic… Pathways Community HUB

  (Photo - Risk Factors Addressed to Achieve Wellness - Pathways Community HUB Institute, all rights reserved) In June 2018, the North Central Accountable Community of Health’s Governing Board designated Community Choice (dba Action Health Partners) as the lead agency for the Pathways Community HUB. One of the six selected Medicaid Transformation Projects, the Pathways [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:12:01-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Community Spotlight, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on Bridging the gaps between the community and the clinic… Pathways Community HUB

Sourcing Local: Adopting Confluence Health’s Transitional Care Model across the region

NCACH’s Transitional Care and Diversion Interventions (TCDI) Workgroup focuses on emergency care. Specifically, how to divert someone away from the Emergency Department (ED) if they are not experiencing an emergency, and how to successfully transition someone from a hospital setting so that they are not readmitted for the original complaint. The TCDI Workgroup has been [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:37:36-08:00August 7th, 2018|NCACH News, TCDI|Comments Off on Sourcing Local: Adopting Confluence Health’s Transitional Care Model across the region

Fully Integrated Managed Care — the future of Washington’s Apple Health

Legislation passed in 2014 mandating that every county in Washington State transition to Fully Integrated Managed Care (FIMC) under the current Medicaid system by 2020. In simple terms, it means Apple Health (Medicaid) is shifting to whole-person care. Taking it a step further, it means that care is coordinated so that people get the help [...]

By |2018-08-07T09:00:03-07:00August 7th, 2018|FIMC, NCACH News|Comments Off on Fully Integrated Managed Care — the future of Washington’s Apple Health

NCACH now hiring a Capacity Development and Grant Specialist

June 18, 2018 -- North Central Accountable Community of Health seeks a Capacity Development and Grant Specialist to focus on building capacity to help support ongoing initiatives and work in the community that contributes to whole person health. This job will be responsible for engaging and helping community organizations focused on transportation and housing in [...]

By |2018-06-18T11:05:30-07:00June 18th, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH now hiring a Capacity Development and Grant Specialist
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