Community Health Plan of Washington
Seattle, WA, 98101
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Year Licensed: 1996
Alliance Company Type: Shareholder
Community Health Plan of Washington Selected to Develop Medicaid Models That Reduce Health Disparities
Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) along with its parent organization Community Health Network of Washington (CHNW), a network of 20 federally qualified health centers serving patients across the state of Washington, today announced that they will be joining forces with the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) to advance the goals of health equity.
Community Health Plan of Washington appoints Melissa Stevens as Vice President of Community Engagement and Growth
Melissa Stevens has been named Vice President of Community Engagement and Growth at Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), Washington’s only local not-for-profit Medicaid and Medicare managed care plan.
Community Health Plan of Washington to Cover Acupuncture for Chronic Pain
As part of its whole-person care model, Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) announced today that it will cover acupuncture for Medicaid members statewide age 18 and up who experience chronic pain.
Medicaid recipients to receive integrated physical and behavioral care
“The goal is to improve care coordination between primary care and behavioral health,” said Connie Mom-Chhing, director of fully integrated managed care at Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW). Behavioral health includes mental health and substance-use disorders. It’s a combination of outpatient services to include individual and group therapy, medication management, inpatient stays at psychiatric hospitals, services delivered in treatment facilities and peer support services.
Community Health Plan of Washington opens Tri-Cities location
"By having a physical office space and being connected directly with the community health center, it gives us a chance to do so much more," CEO Leanne Berge said. The Community Health Plan of Washington also provides transportation, language translation, and food or housing for their members in need.
Community Health Plan of Washington Telemental Health article named 2018 article of the year
The Journal of Rural Health (JRH) recognized an article developed by two co-authors from CHPW – Stephanie Shushan and Erin Hafer – as the 2018 Article of the Year. The article outlines how Telemental Health (TMH) services can offer practical solutions for reducing common healthcare barriers in rural communities.
Community Health Plan of Washington names Paul Sherman Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Paul Sherman has been appointed Chief Medical Officer at Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), Washington’s only local not-for-profit Medicaid and Medicare managed care plan.
Community Health Plan of Washington's program is called Whole Person Care and it is aimed at Medicaid patients
CHPW CEO, Leanne Berge, says the services are coordinated through a single health plan that includes attention to physical needs as well as mental health and substance abuse.
Patty Jones of CHPW talks about the NCQA Person-Driven Outcome Measures Demonstration
In September, Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) was chosen to partner with National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to pilot the Person-Driven Outcome Measurement demonstration project.
CHPW selected as first payer to participate in NCQA patient-reported outcomes measures demonstration project
The Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) has been selected as one of the first payers to implement PROMs as a clinical quality measure.