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/.
The 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
Some Medicaid beneficiaries are enrolled in managed care plans. Basic information about the program, called Healthy Options, can be found at: http://www.hca.wa.gov/medicaid/healthyoptions/Pages/index.aspx.
Some managed care plans cover individual Washington counties and independent cities. The Medicaid website has jurisdictional information: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/.
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.