Universal Health Care Commission meeting this Thursday

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Universal Health Care Commission meeting this week

This Thursday, April 14, the Universal Health Care Commission (UHCC) will meet on Zoom. During this meeting, the UHCC will:

  • Hear public comments
  • Hear updates from the 2022 legislative session
  • Listen to a presentation on Federal Coverage Structures and Hurdles for State-Run Financing Systems
  • Listen to a presentation on Inventory of Design Elements and Key Considerations

Meeting details
Thursday, April 14, 2022
3-5 p.m.
Meet on Zoom (no registration required)

Live captioning may be available: Communication Access Real-time Transcription (CART) services, or live closed captioning, may be available for this event, on demand. To request this accommodation, please submit a request to rachelle.alongi@hca.wa.gov as soon as possible. We will make every effort to accommodate this request but cannot guarantee that a CART writer will be available.

What’s the UHCC?

Washington State seeks to establish a universal health care system for all residents, where people have access to affordable, high-quality health care. Senate Bill 5399 passed during the 2021 legislative session, creating a Universal Health Care Commission to aid in this effort.

View the commission roster.  

Can I provide public comment or testimony?

Yes. Your input is a crucial part of the UHCC process. Every commission meeting will have a designated time for public comment. If you would like to let us know in advance you’ll be speaking, please contact us at HCA_UniversalHCC@hca.wa.gov by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. You can also submit comments in writing at any time.

Where can I get more information?