For additional background on the State’s policy decisions regarding the Medicaid Expansion option, see: Background
Medicaid in Washington:
The WAHealth Care Authority administers the state’s Medicaid program. Information about the state Medicaid program, including beneficiary information, can
be found at: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/
Providers must enroll in the Medicaid fee-for-service program to receive payments for covered services. Information about enrolling in the Medicaid fee-for-service program can be found at: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/.
Medicaid website provides information about services covered by fee-for-service payments and payment amounts: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/
In order to retain access to all Medicaid patients in the state, providers must also connect to the managed care plans individually.
Medicaid Managed Care:
Some managed care plans cover individual Washington counties and independent cities. The Medicaid website has jurisdictional information: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/.
Medicaid Beneficiaries Participating in Managed Care:
Managed care plans participating in Healthy Options offer detailed information about covered benefits for individuals enrolling in their plans. This information is available on the managed care websites shown below.
Managed Care Plans Participating in Healthy Options:
Community Health Plan of WA
Coordinated Care Corporation (Centene Corporation)
Plan Website: http://www.coordinatedcarehealth.com/
Molina Healthcare of WA
United Healthcare Community Plan
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