Universal Health Care Work Group to meet August 25

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Universal Health Care Work Group meeting coming up August 25

Later this month, Washington’s Universal Health Care Work Group will meet on Zoom, an online meeting platform. During the meeting, work group members will discuss:

  • Three draft models of universal health care.
  • Member cost sharing and provider reimbursement.
  • The criteria they’ll use to assess the three draft models.

Visit our website to view the materials before the meeting, which include a video on cost sharing and provider reimbursement, and the assessment criteria.

The meeting is on Tuesday, August 25, from 1-4 p.m.

Want to just watch the meeting?

If you want to observe the meeting only, watch it live on TVW.

Want to provide public comment?

Public comments are an important part of our work, and there will be an opportunity to provide comment at the end of the meeting. The work group will hear comments on a first-come, first-served basis, and will take as many public comments as time allows.

If you want to provide public comment, you must:

  • Register to attend the meeting by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21 and select:
    • I am a member of the public observing the meeting.
    • Yes, I wish to provide public comment.

Below is an example of how to fill out your registration form.

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How to register

We will post all final materials, including a full recording of the meeting and breakout sessions, on our Universal Health Care Work Group page after the meeting. There will also be an option to provide public comment through an online survey or by contacting our team.

About the work group

The purpose of the Universal Health Care Work Group is to provide recommendations to the Washington State Legislature on how to create, implement, maintain, and fund a universal health care system. To learn more about the work group, visit our website.